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" Most governments have been based, practically, on the denial of the equal rights of men as I have, in part, stated them; ours began by affirming those rights. They said, some men are too ignorant and vicious to share in government. Possibly so, said we;... "
Our New Departure - Page 5
by Moorfield Storey - 1901 - 43 pages
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Race, Citizenship, and Law in American Literature

Gregg David Crane - 2002 - 316 pages
...of universal political consent as the "sheet-anchor of American republicanism," and his statement, "No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent," became a kind of higher law motto for the first president of the NAACP, Moorfield Storey, who, like...
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Uncle Sam's War of 1898 and the Origins of Globalization

Thomas D. Schoonover - 204 pages
...Pacific—Japan, Korea, and Russia. Judge Moorfield Storey and Filipinan Marcial Lichauco quoted Abraham Lincoln: "No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent." And Lincoln had rejected slave owner arguments that "the inferior race are to be treated with as much...
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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - 2006 - 292 pages
...of the equal rights of men, as I have, in part, stated them; ours began by affirming those rights. They said, some men are too ignorant and vicious to...system, you would always keep them ignorant and vicious. We proposed to give all a chance; and we expected the weak to grow stronger, the ignorant wiser, and...
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The Negro in Our History [Facsimile Edition]

Carter G. Woodson - 2008 - 414 pages
...denial of the equal rights of men as 1 have, in part, stated them; ours began by affirming those rights. They said, some men are too ignorant and vicious to...system, you would always keep them ignorant and vicious. We proposed to give all a chanee; and we expected the weak to grow stronger, (he ignorant wiser, and...
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Laissez Faire Law

Wolf Devoon - 2007 - 227 pages
...of the equal rights of men, as I have, in part, stated them; ours began by affirming those rights. They said, some men are too ignorant and vicious to...system, you would always keep them ignorant and vicious. We proposed to give all a chance; and we expected the weak to grow stronger, the ignorant wiser, and...
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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln - 1905 - 456 pages
...based, practically, on the denial of the equal rights of men. Ours began by affirming those rights. They said ' some men are too ignorant and vicious to share in government.' ' Possibly so,1 said we, ' and by your system you would always keep them ignorant and vicious. We proposed to...
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