The Republican Text-book for the Campaign of 1880: A Full History of General James A. Garfield's Public Life, with Other Political Information

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D. Appleton, 1880 - 216 páginas
 

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Página 147 - When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.
Página 106 - The states have their status in the Union, and they have no other legal status. If they break from this, they can only do so against law and by revolution.
Página 59 - Ring out a slowly dying cause, And ancient forms of party strife: Ring in the nobler modes of life, With sweeter manners, purer laws.
Página 199 - That, the normal condition of all the territory of the United States is that of freedom; that as our republican fathers, when they had abolished slavery in all our national territory, ordained that " no person should be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law...
Página 201 - That, as Slavery was the cause, and now constitutes the strength of this Rebellion, and as it must be always and everywhere hostile to the principles of Republican government, justice and the National safety demand its utter and complete extirpation from the soil of the Republic...
Página 199 - That the maintenance inviolate of the rights of the states, and especially the right of each state to order and control its own domestic institutions according to its own judgment exclusively...
Página 199 - That the maintenance of the principles promulgated in the Declaration of Independence and embodied in the Federal Constitution...
Página 106 - were declared to be " free and independent States;" but even then the object plainly was not to declare their independence of one another or of the Union, but directly the contrary, as their mutual pledge and their mutual action before, at the time, and afterward abundantly show.
Página 216 - Constitution itself has been disregarded in every part, and public liberty and private right alike trodden down, and the material prosperity of the country essentially impaired — justice. humanity, liberty, and the public welfare demand that immediate efforts be made for a cessation of hostilities...
Página 129 - It has been asserted by one of our profound and most gifted statesmen, that "of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind none has been more effectual than that which deludes them with paper money. This is the most effectual of inventions to fertilize the rich man's fields by the sweat of the poor man's brow.

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