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" Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right — a right which, we hope and believe,... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ... - Page 78
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1865 - 842 pages
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Louisiana: A Record of Expansion

Albert Phelps - Louisiana - 1905 - 412 pages
...party, Abraham Lincoln, had declared some years before upon the floor of Congress, "Any people anywhere have the right to rise up and shake off the existing...government, and form a new one that suits them better. . . . Any portion of such people, that can, may revolutionize and make their own of so much of the...
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A Students' History of the United States

Edward Channing - United States - 1905 - 587 pages
...his later career. It was in 1847 that Lincoln declared : " Any people anywhere have the right to rjse up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. . . . Nor is this right confined to cases in which the whole people . . . may choose to exercise it....
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The Michigan Alumnus, Volume 12

Cooking - 1906
...late as 1848, thus expounded this doctrine, applying it to Texas: "Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...in which the whole people of an existing government may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people, that can, may revolutionize, and make their...
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Speeches of Abraham Lincoln: Including Inaugurals and Proclamations

Abraham Lincoln - 1906 - 417 pages
...treatyfixed boundary (for no treaty had attempted it), but on revolution. Any people anywhere being inclined and having the power have the right to rise up and...in which the whole people of an existing government may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people that can may revolutionize and make their own...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Ed. by Arthur Brooks Lapsley ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1906
...boundary (for no treaty had attempted it), but on revolution. ../Any people anywhere being inclined and having the power have the right to rise up and...them better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right—a right which we hope and believe is to liberate the world. Nor is this right confined to cases...
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Georgia: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and ...

Allen Daniel Candler, Clement Anselm Evans - Georgia - 1906
...in the national house of representatives, on Jan. I 12, 1848 : "Any people any where, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...that suits them better. This is a most valuable, a sacred right — a right which, we hope and believe, is to liberate the world. Nor is this right confined...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1907
...treaty-fixed boundary (for no treaty had attempted it), but on revolution. Any people anywhere being inclined and having the power have the right to rise up and...in which the whole people of an existing government may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people that can may revolutionize .and make their own...
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The Spirit of American Government: A Study of the Construction ; Its Origin ...

James Allen Smith - Democracy - 1907 - 409 pages
...Representatives January 12, 1848, on "The War with Mexico," he said : "Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...in which the whole people of an existing government may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people that can may revolutionize, and make their own...
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Speeches and Writings 1832-1858: Speeches, Letters, and ..., Volume 10

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1989 - 898 pages
...treaty-fixed boundary (for no treaty had attempted it) but on revolution. Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and...which the whole people of an existing government, may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people that can, may revolutionize, and make their own,...
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Lincoln, the War President: The Gettysburg Lectures

Gabor S. Boritt - History - 1992 - 272 pages
..."sacred" right of revolution. In 1848, while serving in Congress, he had said, "Any people anywhere, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing...government, and form a new one that suits them better." Moreover, that right is not limited to cases in which the whole people of a nation choose to exercise...
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