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" You know that one of the interesting things that Mr. Jefferson said in those early days of simplicity which marked the beginnings of our government was that the best government consisted in as little governing as possible. And there is still a sense in... "
The World's Work - Page 305
by Walter Hines Page, Arthur Wilson Page - 1913
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The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933

Arthur Meier Schlesinger - History - 2003 - 557 pages
...its head: "I feel confident that if Jefferson were living in our day he would see what we see. . . , Without the watchful interference, the resolute interference of the government, there can be no fair play." And his experience as governor soon increased his tolerance of governmental power. Political ambition...
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Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America's Founding Ideas

David Hackett Fischer - History - 2005 - 851 pages
..."The program of a government of freedom must in these days be positive, not negative merely. . . . Without the watchful interference, the resolute interference,...individuals and such powerful institutions as the trusts." But the main purpose of Wilson's New Freedom was to create a system in which individuals could live...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Reconstruction to ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - History - 2007 - 963 pages
...those institutions and the government, are infinitely more intricate today than ever before. . . . hall be entitled, program of a government of freedom must in these days be positive, not negative merely. Well, then,...
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freshman readings in english

...the individual. It must come to his assistance to see that he gets fair play; that is all, but mat is much. Without the watchful interference, the resolute...to-day is something more than being let alone. The program of a government of freedom must in these days 'be positive, not negative merely. Well, then,...
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