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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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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 714 pages
...the inhabitants of that area had engaged in a revolution against Mexico. "Any people anywhere . . . have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing...government, and form a new one that suits them better," he announced. "Any portion of such people that can, may revolutionize, and make their own, of so much...
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Of the People, by the People, for the People and Other Quotations from ...

Abraham Lincoln, Peter C. Vermilyea, G. S. Boritt, Jakob B. Boritt, Deborah R. Huso - History - 1996 - 162 pages
...Abraham Lincoln, v. 1, p. 278. Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990). Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and...government, and form a new one that suits them better. Speech in United States House of Representatives: "The War with Mexico," January 12, 1848, reprinted...
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Resolving the Illnesscare Crisis

Dr. H. - Social Science - 1996 - 259 pages
...the great principles of our system of government. (Richard Nixon) 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. This is a most valuable and sacred right - a right which we hope and believe is to liberate the world....
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Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader

Dinesh D'Souza - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 304 pages
...tradition of Lincoln, who in 1848 invoked the Declaration to proclaim: "Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...existing government and form a new one that suits them. This is a most valuable and sacred right, which we hope and believe is to liberate the world."14 The...
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Downsizing the U.S.A.

Thomas H. Naylor, William H. Willimon - Social Science - 1997 - 289 pages
...political career Abraham Lincoln supported the right to secede: 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 which suits them better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right — a right which we hope and...
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Pragmatism and Realism

Frederick L. Will, Alasdair C. MacIntyre - Philosophy - 1997 - 205 pages
...time of the Mexican War Lincoln had urged that the right of any people, or portion of such people, "to rise up and shake off the existing government and form a new one that suits them better ... is a most valuable, a most sacred right." Later as President, confronted by the secession of the...
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The Approaching Fury

Stephen B. Oates - History - 2009 - 100 pages
...speech he had given in Congress in 1848 offered any clues. "Any people anywhere," Lincoln had said, "have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing...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 OM/W,...
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The State and Democracy in Africa

African Association of Political Science - Political Science - 1998 - 232 pages
...January 12 against the US invasion of Mexico in which he stated that any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and...which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world." Soviet Union, the right of people to overthrow an undemocratic regime is widely recognized as a democratic...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Marriage is neither heaven nor hell; it is simply purgatory. 6367 Any people anywhere, being inclined the almighty power Hurled headlong flaming from the...ethereal sky With hideous ruin and combustion down T This is a most valuable and sacred right - a right which we hope and believe is to liberate the world....
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as President

Ward Hill Lamon - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 547 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...to liberate the world. Nor is this right confined tu cases in which the whole people of an existing government may choose to exercise it. Any portion...
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