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" The freemen of America did not wait till usurped power had strengthened itself by exercise and entangled the question in precedents. They saw all the consequences in the principle ; and they avoided the consequences by denying the principle. We revere... "
Niles Weekly Register - Seite 293
1817
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The Rights of the People, Or, Civil Government and Religion

Alonzo Trévier Jones - 1998 - 382 Seiten
...derived from them, and are slaves. "3. Because it is properto take alarm at the first experiment upon our liberties. We hold this prudent jealousy to be...late Revolution. The freemen of America did not wait till usurped power had strengthened itself by exercise, and entangled the question in precedents. They...
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Constitutional Debates on Freedom of Religion: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick, John I. Patrick, Gerald P. Long - 1999 - 335 Seiten
..."unhallowed perversion" by a civil government, Black invoked the words of Madison to reiterate that it is proper to "take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties." The lone dissent to the majority's separationist holding was authored by Justice Potter Stewart. He...
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The American Constitutional Experience: Selected Readings & Supreme Court ...

Richard M Battistoni - 2000 - 175 Seiten
...however, it may be appropriate to say in the words of James Madison, the author of the First Amendment: [I]t is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties. . . . Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all...
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Keeping the Faith: A Cultural History of the U.S. Supreme Court

John E. Semonche - 2000 - 499 Seiten
...action was no real threat to religious liberty, the justice quoted James Madison's admonition that "it is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties."84 Stewart, the lone dissenter, pointed to many instances in which God's blessings were...
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Regulating Religion: The Courts and the Free Exercise Clause

Catharine Cookson - 2001 - 288 Seiten
...by conscience. The rejection of a de minimis argument is also included below, in greater detail: 3. Because it is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties. . . . Who does not see that . . . the same authority which can force a citizen to contribute three...
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Critical Issues in American Religious History: A Reader

Robert R. Mathisen - 2001 - 659 Seiten
...is today a trickling stream may all too soon become a raging torrent and, in the words of Madison, "it is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties."... It is insisted that unless these religious exercises are permitted a "religion of secularism" is established...
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Jews and the American Public Square: Debating Religion and Republic

Alan Mittleman, Robert Licht, Jonathan D. Sarna - 2002 - 375 Seiten
...political case as well. But in making that case Madison called upon a sense of duty, nobility, and more: Because it is proper to take alarm at the first experiment...noblest characteristics of the late Revolution. The free men of America did not wait till usurped power has strengthened itself by exercise, and entangled...
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Liberalism with Honor

Sharon R. Krause, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Department of Political Science Sharon R Krause - 2002 - 270 Seiten
...revere the laws, much as the nobility was obliged to revere the king. Madison, too, emphasized that "it is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties," and held "this prudent jealousy to be the first duty of Citizens, and one of the noblest characteristics...
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Prayer and Religion in the Public Schools

David M. Ackerman - 2001 - 84 Seiten
...is today a trickling stream may all too soon become a raging torrent and, in the words of Madison, "it is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties." 375 US at 225. 18 Justice Clark stated in Abington: While the Free Exercise Clause clearly prohibits...
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Forgotten Features of the Founding: The Recovery of Religious Themes in the ...

James H. Hutson - 2003 - 197 Seiten
...is founded in jealousy." Madison played on this sentiment in his Memorial. "It is proper," he wrote, "to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties....and one of the noblest characteristics of the late Revolution."86 Madison then quoted the notorious words of the British Declaratory Act of 1766, "in...
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