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" All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security, and benefit of the people, and they have the right at all times to alter or reform the same, whenever the public good may require it. "
Journal of the Convention, Assembled at Springfield, June 7, 1847: In ... - Page 249
by Illinois. Constitutional Convention - 1847 - 592 pages
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The State Register [of California] and Year Book of Facts: For the Year 1857-59

1859
...pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness. SEC. 2. All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security...and benefit of the people; and they have the right to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require it SEC. 3. The right of trial by jury...
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Journal of the Senate of the State of California at the ... Session of the ...

California. Legislature. Senate - California - 1860
...all its accumulated wealth. The power exists, and the right is the same in the one case oa the other. "Government is instituted for the protection, security, and benefit, of the people," says our Constitution. The Legislature are but Trustees for the people, to administer the government...
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The War in America: Being an Historical and Political Account of the ...

Taliaferro Preston Shaffner - Slavery - 1862 - 418 pages
...Jersey, Minnesota, and Ohio constitutions declare — "All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security,...same •whenever the public good may require it." The South Carolina and Illinois constitutions declare — "All power is originally vested in the people...
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North and South

Hiram Fuller - United States - 1863 - 336 pages
...California, New Jersey, Minnesota, and Ohio, assert—" All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security,...the same whenever the public good may require it." Missouri asserts—" That the people of this State have the inherent, sole, and exclusive right of...
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Journal: Appendix. Reports

California. Legislature - California - 1864
...appointing power, nor are they to be removed from any such considerations. The Constitution declares that " Government is instituted for the protection, security, and benefit of the people," and officers are but Government impersonated. The appointing power is only responsible for a prudent and...
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The General Laws of the State of California, from 1850 to 1864, Inclusive ...

California, Theodore Henry Hittell - Law - 1865
...obtaining sal'« happiness.(') 86. SEC. 2. All political power is inherent in the people. Government is inf ancroft 1 or reform the same, whenever the public good may require it. 87. SEC. 8. The right of trial by jury...
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Official Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Constitutional ...

Nevada. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1866 - 943 pages
...amend section two so as to read as follows : — SEC. 2. All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security and benefit of the people; and they have a right to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require it. But no power exists in...
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Statutes of the State of Nevada Passed at the ... Session of the Legislature

Nevada - Session laws - 1866
...instituted for the protection, security and benefit of allegiance. ^e people ; and they have the right to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require it. But the paramount allegiance of every citizen is due to the Federal Government, in the exercise of...
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Official Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Constitutional ...

Nevada. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1866 - 943 pages
...so as to read as follows : — SEC. 1. All political power is inherent in the people. Government ie instituted for the protection, security and benefit of the people; and they have a right to alter or reform the вате whenever the public good may require it But no power existe...
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Constitution of the State of New York Adopted in 1846: With a Comparative ...

New York (State)., Franklin Benjamin Hough - Constitution - 1867 - 243 pages
...to alter and reform their government. Ind. 1 70. — All political power is inherent to the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security...and benefit of the people; and they have the right to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require it. Caí., 96 ; (nearly similar) Jmra,...
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