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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 PICTORIAL FIELD-BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1852
...their affairs hath hitherto been established, to adopt such a government as shall, in the opinions K general."1 This was certainly a bold step, yet not sufficiently positive and comprehensive as a basis...
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The Sages and Heros of the American Revolution: In Two Parts, Including the ...

Levi Carroll Judson - 1852 - 474 pages
...month it was modified and adopted, recommending such government by the colonies " as might be conducive to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular and America in general." All admitted the justice of this measure but some opposed it on the ground of the physical imbecility...
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The Works of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - 1853
...resolution, which Congress adopted on the 10th of May, recommending, in substance, to all the Colonies which had not already established governments suited...representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safely of their constituents in particular, and America in general. This significant vote was soon...
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A Cyclopedia of Education, Volume 2

Paul Monroe - 1911
...that the states, where the existing governments were not sufficient, " adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...constituents in particular and America in general." All of the states except Connecticut and Rhode Island, which considered their colonial charters sufficient,...
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The Formation of the Union: A Documentary History Based Upon an Exhibit in ...

United States. National Archives and Records Service - 1970 - 80 pages
...established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people beat conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular and America in general. (Document gA.) The bitter tone of the preamble adopted 5 days later to be published with this resolution...
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The American Colonies: From Settlement to Independence

Richard C. Simmons - 1981 - 438 pages
...Congress finally resolve that the colonies might if they felt it necessary adopt governments that "shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people...and safety of their constituents in particular and of America in general . ' ' Five days later, after heated debates, it added a preamble to this earlier...
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Proceedings of the Assembly of the Lower Counties on Delaware, 1770-1776, of ...

New Castle (County) House of Representatives - 1986 - 612 pages
...to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such Govern-ment as shall in the opinion of the Representatives of the people...constituents in particular and America in general. "Extract from the Minutes "Charles Thomson, Secretary." By special order the same was read a second...
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The Reluctant Pillar: New York and the Adoption of the Federal Constitution

Russell Sage Coll., Troy, NY., Stephen L. Schechter - 1985 - 255 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." Congress shortly after added a preamble that instructed the colonies to suppress all authority derived...
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The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution

Thomas P. Slaughter - 1988 - 291 pages
...the exigencies of their affairs have been hitherto established . . . adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people,...constituents in particular and America in general." In the summer of 1776, inspired by self-interest, the Continental Congress, and the Declaration of...
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The Constitutional Convention and the Formation of the Union

Winton U. Solberg - 1990 - 428 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. VIRGINIA INSTRUCTS FOR INDEPENDENCE On May 15, 1776, the Virginia Convention, composed of members of...
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