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" That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives... "
The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ... - Page 163
by Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - 1886 - 707 pages
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Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted

Stephen L. Schechter - 1990 - 464 pages
...to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such Government as shall in the opinion of the Representatives of the People,...of their Constituents in particular, and America in general."3 Three weeks later, on May 31, George Washington warned of the vastness of the task: "To...
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State Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials : with 1990-91 Supplement

1990 - 518 pages
...exigencies of their affairs have been hitherto established" they should "adopt such Government as shall, in the Opinion of the Representatives of the People,...of their Constituents in particular and America in general."5 During the ensuing decade after Independence, the cardinal question in discussions about...
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The American Revolution

Colin Bonwick - 1991 - 336 pages
...the exigencies of their affairs have been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...constituents in particular and America in general.' Such directions were all but equivalent to a declaration of independence, but five days later, on the...
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King and People in Provincial Massachusetts

Richard L. Bushman - 1992 - 280 pages
...the exigencies of their affairs have been hitherto established, to adopt such a government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...constituents in particular, and America in general. The explosive power of the preamble lay in its evocation of the terms of the ancient covenant with...
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John Franklin Jameson and the Development of Humanistic Scholarship in ...

John Franklin Jameson - 1993 - 464 pages
...to the exigencies of their affairs hath been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people...constituents in particular and America in general." As a rule it was upon this advice that the colonies proceeded to frame for themselves new governments,...
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The American Founding Experience: Political Community and Republican Government

Charles S. Hyneman - 1994 - 304 pages
...the exigencies of their affairs have been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...of their constituents in particular, and America in general."8 America's Loyalists who aspired to put their opposition to independence on a foundation...
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The Price of Nationhood: The American Revolution in Charles County

Jean Butenhoff Lee, Lee, Jean Butenhoff Lee - 1994 - 388 pages
...Continental Congress recommended that the colonies provide for themselves "such government as shall . . . best conduce to the happiness and safety of their...constituents in particular, and America in general." The Maryland delegation, whose instructions did not encompass such a fateful step, withdrew from Congress...
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Russian-American Dialogue on the American Revolution

Gordon S. Wood, Louise G. Wood - 1995 - 287 pages
...respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies . . . [should] adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...of their constituents in particular, and America in general."31 29. Adams. The American Enlightenment, ed. Koch, 252. 30. Robert E. Brown, Middle-Class...
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Blackstone's Commentaries: With Notes of Reference to the ..., Volume 1

St. George Tucker, William Blackstone - 2000 - 3276 pages
...exigencies of their affairs had been theretofore established, to adopt such " government, as should, in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...to the happiness and safety of their constituents, m particular, " and America in general. Journals ot Congress, May 15, 1776." f Journal of the Convention....
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American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns: The Suppressed History of ...

Richard N. Rosenfeld - 1998 - 1012 pages
...the exigencies of their affairs have been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...of their constituents in particular, and America in general.79'1 Sunday, May 12, 1776. Today, John Adams writes his friend Massachusetts political leader...
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