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" The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government. But the constitution which at any time exists, until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory... "
Manual of Laws of the United States on the Subjects of Naturalization ... - Page 252
by United States - 1856 - 304 pages
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The Constitutional Text-book: A Practical and Familiar Exposition of the ...

Furman Sheppard - 1855 - 324 pages
...by the popular vote. In his Farewell Address to the American people, George Washington declares that the " basis of our political systems is the right...the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all." 581. Two modes are provided in which amendments to the Constitution of the United States may be...
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Single Six-year Term for President: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1972 - 247 pages
...and experience may develop, ever remembering that "the constitution which at any time exists until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people is sacredly obligatory upon all." Source: Richardson's Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Vol. VIII, p. 3889. 1897. [J81 .B97] o....
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The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 20

Alexander Hamilton - 1974 - 597 pages
...Respect for its authority, compliance with its laws, acquiescence in its measures, are duties dictated by the fundamental maxims of true Liberty. The basis...people to make and to alter their constitutions of Government.18 But the existing constitution for the time, and until changed by an explicit and authentic...
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A Perspective of Constitutional Revision in Kentucky

Mary Helen Wilson - 1976 - 64 pages
...Legislative Research Commission and paid for from state funds. ' 'The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government." George Washington Farewell Address September 17, 1796 FOREWORD On November 8, 1977, Kentucky voters...
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Ronald Reagan, Book 2

United States. President (1981-1989 : Reagan), United States. President (1981-1989 : Reagan). - 1983
...and no others. George Washington told us, in his Farewell Address: "The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government." It's been said that nothing will ruin a country if the people, themselves, undertake its safety; and...
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Military Order of World Wars

1996 - 208 pages
...wisest of our country's founders, George Washington, can well be applied to this age and generation: "The basis of our political systems is the right of...the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all. Towards the preservation of your Government, and the permanency of your present happy state, it is...
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Proposals for a Constitutional Amendment to Provide Rights for Victims of ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary - 1996 - 250 pages
...judicial and executive proceedings. SECTION 1. In the words of the Father of his Country, we declare that "the basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and alter (heir constitutions of government; but thai the constitution which at any time exists, till changed...
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America's Nine Greatest Presidents

Frank P. King - 1997 - 228 pages
...he expressed his "debt of gratitude, which I owe to my beloved country."34 He asserted, "The basics of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government."35 He insisted that "Of all the dispositions and habits, which lead to political prosperity,...
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Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States

George Washington - 1998 - 32 pages
...provision for its own amendment, has a just claim to your confidence and your support. Respect for its authority, compliance with its laws, acquiescence...government. But the Constitution which at any time exists, until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all....
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Sentimental Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Citizenship in the Early Republic

Bruce Burgett - 1998 - 217 pages
...democratic. "The basis of our political systems, states the "Address" in its most Bousseauist moment, "is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government" (8), This line of reasoning disincorporates sovereignty by shifting the locus ol the general will from...
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