American Politics: Political Parties and Party Problems in the United States; a Sketch of American Party History and of the Development and Operations of Party Machinery, Together with a Consideration of Certain Party Problems in Their Relations to Political Morality

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1911 - 314 halaman

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Halaman 299 - Party is a body of men united, for promoting by their joint endeavors the national interest, upon some particular principle in which they are all agreed.
Halaman 29 - Government in its whole constitutional vigor, as the sheet anchor of our peace at home and safety abroad; a jealous care of the right of election by the people — a mild and safe corrective of abuses which are lopped by the sword of revolution where peaceable remedies are unprovided...
Halaman 123 - ... the dollar unit of coinage of both metals must be of equal intrinsic and exchangeable value, or be adjusted through international agreement or by such safeguards of legislation as shall insure the maintenance of the parity of the two metals and the equal power of every dollar at all times in the markets and in the payment of debts; and we demand that all paper currency shall be kept at par with and redeemable in such coin.
Halaman 153 - June, 1920, for the purpose of nominating candidates for President and Vice-President, to be voted for at the- Presidential Election on Tuesday, November 2, 1920, and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before it.
Halaman 47 - That Congress has no power under the Constitution to interfere with or control the domestic institutions of the several states, and that such states are the sole and proper judges of everything appertaining to their own affairs not prohibited by the Constitution...
Halaman 51 - I am in earnest. I will not equivocate — I will not excuse — I will not retreat a single inch. AND I WILL BE HEAED. The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal, and to hasten the resurrection of the dead.
Halaman 19 - ... it would be a dangerous delusion were a confidence in the men of our choice to silence our fears for the safety of our rights : that confidence is everywhere the parent of despotism : free government is founded in jealousy and not in confidence ; it is jealousy and not confidence which prescribes limited Constitutions to bind down those whom we are obliged to trust with power...
Halaman 5 - The spirit which now resists your taxation in America is the same which formerly opposed loans, benevolences, and ship-money in England, — the same spirit which called all England on its legs, and by the Bill of Rights vindicated the English constitution; the same spirit which established the great, fundamental, essential maxim of your liberties, that no subject of England shall be taxed but by his own consent.
Halaman 29 - Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion, religious or political; peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none...
Halaman 222 - And though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so Truth be in the field, we do injuriously, by licensing and prohibiting, to misdoubt her strength. Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse, in a free and open encounter?

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