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" That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness. "
Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political ... - Page 288
edited by - 1882 - 858 pages
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1837
...emoluments or privileges from the community, but in consideration of public services: And, secondly, that all power is inherent in the people, and all...free Governments are founded on their authority, and ioilituted for their peace, safety, and happiness. And vbereasit is self-evident, according to those...
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The Southern Botanic Journal, Volumes 1-2

Medicine, Botanic - 1838
...thereof, and this fact is laid down in the constitution, which says, " all power is originally vested in the people., and all free governments are founded,...authority, and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness." — Here, then, we contend, that according to the meaning of this passage, no authority...
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History of South America and Mexico; by J.M. Niles. To which is annexed, a ...

John Milton Niles - 1837
...entitled to exclusive public privileges or emoluments from the community. " Second. All political power is inherent in the People, and all free governments...founded on their authority, and instituted for their benefit ; aud they have at all times an inalienable right to alter their government in such manner...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 1

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1837
...argued as tjiough this Convention had derived its power and authority from that section : namely, " That all power is inherent in the people, and all free Governments are founded upon their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness. For the advancement of...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 7

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1838
...rights which he thought would overturn the whole of it. The second section of the Bill of Rights says, " that all power is inherent in the people, and all...authority, and instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness : For the advancement of those ends, they have at all times an unalienablc and indefeasable...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 9

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1838
...called, a government of professions, and not fitted to carry out the principles we professed, viz : " All power is inherent in the people, and all free...on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safetv, and happiness : For the advancement of those ends, they have, at all times, an unalienable...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 11

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1838
...convention then proceeded to the consideration of the second section, whk:h is as follows: SKCT. 2. That all power is inherent in the people, and all...governments are founded on their authority, and instituted fur their peace, safety, and happiness: For the advancement of those encis, they have, at all times,...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 4

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1838
...view this bill as one of momentous importance. We hold these principles to be correct and sacred, " that all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are instituted for their peace and happiness. For the advancement of these ends, they have at all times,...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 12

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1839
...of government as will ptease them best. It ia a provision in your bill of rights iiiat " all p-'iwer is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their au'.horit}', anJ instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness : For the advancement of those ends,...
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British and Foreign State Papers

Great Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Great Britain - 1859
...free government may be recognized and established, we declare that : SECT. 1 . All political power is inherent in the people, and all free Governments...founded on their authority, and instituted for their benefit ; and they have at all times the unalienable right to alter, reform, or abolish their form...
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