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" A majority held in restraint by constitutional checks and limitations, and always changing easily with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. "
Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence and Its Perils - Page 93
by William Howard Taft - 1913 - 283 pages
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Willmoore Kendall: Maverick of American Conservatives

John A. Murley, John E. Alvis - Political Science - 2002 - 304 pages
...Inaugural, addresses the very issue Kendall raises, and one wonders why Kendall nowhere brings it up: A majority, held in restraint by constitutional checks,...changing easily, with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a tree people. Whoever rejects it, does of necessity,...
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The Lincoln Enigma: The Changing Faces of an American Icon

Gabor Boritt - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 324 pages
...spirit of the Declaration, secession was a violation of the whole idea of constitutional government. "A majority, held in restraint by constitutional checks, and limitations, and always changing, with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people."...
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The California Republic: Institutions, Statesmanship, and Policies

Brian P. Janiskee, Ken Masugi - Political Science - 2004 - 368 pages
...errors too severely would be to suppress the only safeguard of the public liberty. — Thomas Jefferson1 A majority, held in restraint by constitutional checks,...changing easily, with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. — Abraham Lincoln2 California's...
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Lincoln Reshapes the Presidency

Charles M. Hubbard - History - 2003 - 236 pages
...constitutionalism; instead, 14 Lincoln briefly described American self-government in his first inaugural address: "A majority, held in restraint by constitutional checks,...changing easily, with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber - History - 2003 - 240 pages
...central idea of secession, is the essence of anarchy." The "only true sovereign of a free people" is a majority "held in restraint by constitutional checks,...changing easily, with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments."23 History is written by the victors, and the idea of secession has been dead...
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My Fellow Americans: The Most Important Speeches of America's Presidents ...

Political oratory - 2003 - 337 pages
...only and prevent renewed secession? Plainly the central idea of secession is the essence of anarchy. A majority held in restraint by constitutional checks...changing easily with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it does of necessity...
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Pluralism and Law: Proceedings of the 20th IVR World Congress, Amsterdam ...

Arend Soeteman - Social Science - 2004 - 217 pages
...(1 993), p.8. 10 Holden (1993), p. 15. 11 Holden (1993), p. 43-44. See also: Bobbio (1987), p. 24. A majority, held in restraint by constitutional checks...changing easily with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of the people. Unanimity is impossible; the rule...
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Herausforderungen der Demokratie: zur Integrations- und Leistungsfähigkeit ...

Claus Offe - Democracy - 2003 - 356 pages
...central idea of secession is the essence of anarchy. A majority held in restraint by constiutional checks and limitations, and always changing easily with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it does, of necessity,...
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...exact temper of doing this. . . . Plainly, the central idea of secession is the essence of anarchy. A majority held in restraint by constitutional checks...changing easily with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it does, of necessity,...
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American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases, and Comparative Notes

Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn, Gary J. Jacobsohn - Political Science - 2004 - 1095 pages
...only, and prevent renewed secession? Plainly, the central idea of secession is the essence of anarchy. A majority held in restraint by constitutional checks...changing easily with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it does, of necessity,...
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