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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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The Roots of Democracy: American Thought and Culture, 1760-1800

Robert E. Shalhope - 2004 - 190 pages
...year. Finally, on 10 May, 1776 they recommended that the colonies "adopt such Government as shall, in the Opinion of the Representatives of the People,...of their Constituents in particular and America in general."1 On 7 June, Richard Henry Lee moved that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to...
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More Lasting Than Brass: A Thread of Family from Revolutionary New York to ...

Peter H. Judd - 2004 - 603 pages
...independence.1' Their recommendation to the New York Congress was "to adopt such Government as shall, in the opinion of the Representatives of the People...of their constituents in particular and America in general."16 The die was cast for the Revolution in New York. In August 1776 Haring was appointed brigade...
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The Scottish Invention of America, Democracy and Human Rights: A History of ...

Alexander Leslie Klieforth, Robert John Munro - 2004 - 434 pages
...affairs has been hitherto established," that they "adopt such government as shall, in the opinions of the representatives of the people, best conduce...of their constituents in particular and America in general."217 Cm June 7, 1776 in the Pennsylvania State House (later Independence Hall), the Continental...
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John Adams, Volume 1

John Quincy Adams, Charles Francis Adams - 2005 - 504 pages
...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." Yet, even with this success, the result was not precisely adequate to cover the emergency. It was a...
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Genealogical and Biographical Notes: Haring-Herring, Clark, Denton, White ...

2005 - 277 pages
...report of this committee supported the Resolutions and the intention "to adopt such Government as shall, in the opinion of the Representatives of the People,...constituents in particular and America in general. "[676] On 13 August 1776 he was appointed brigade major by the Provincial Congress[677] and continued...
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The American Revelation: Ten Ideals That Shaped Our Country from the ...

Neil Baldwin - 2005 - 253 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...Constituents in particular, and America in general. — Resolution of the Continental Congress, Philadelphia, May 10-15, 1776' On July 4, 1776, the distinguished...
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Constituting Empire: New York and the Transformation of Constitutionalism in ...

Daniel J. Hulsebosch - 2006 - 496 pages
...CONGRESS recommended in May 1776 that the rebellious colonies "adopt such Governments ... as shall best conduce to the Happiness and Safety of their...Constituents in particular and America in general," most of them began drafting new constitutions. Not since the English Civil War had Anglophone people...
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The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States, Volume 1

John Codman Hurd - 2006 - 1524 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,...constituents in particular and America in general." The Congress of the colony of New York, by resolution, May 31, 1777, expressed doubts of their powers...
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Legislative Principles: The History and Theory of Lawmaking by ...

Robert Luce - 1930 - 667 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,...safety of their constituents in particular, and America m general." , On the 15th, this with a preamble was adopted. It meant independence. It led to the famous...
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The Spirit of America

Henry Van Dyke - 2006 - 296 pages
...such forms as we already possess; and when these are not sufficient, we imtt make such forms as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...happiness and safety of their constituents in particular end of America, in general." This resolution of the Continental Congress, on May 10, 1776, gives the...
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