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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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Head and Heart: American Christianities

Garry Wills - 2007 - 626 Seiten
...governed by laws made neither by themselves nor by an authority derived from them, and are slaves. 3. 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 had strengthened itself by exercise, and entangled...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Origins through ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - 2007 - 1193 Seiten
...governed by laws made neither by themselves nor by an authority derived from them, and are slaves. 3. f them all should, by any manifest declaration of...to dominion and sovereignty. 5. This equality of free men of America did not wait till usurped power had strengthened itself by exercise, and entangled...
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God on Trial: Dispatches from America's Religious Battlefields

Peter H. Irons - 2007 - 362 Seiten
...framed the Constitution and Bill of Rights, Madison's words in his "Remonstrance" deserve quotation. "It is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties," he began. "Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion...
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Ellery's Protest: How One Young Man Defied Tradition and Sparked the Battle ...

Stephen D. Solomon - 2007 - 406 Seiten
...Madison, author of the First Amendment, in his Memorial and Remonstrance against Religious Assessments: "[I]t is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties." 48 If the Regents' Prayer amounted to such an experiment, how serious and dangerous an experiment was...
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Confronting the New Conservatism: The Rise of the Right in America

Michael Thompson - 2007 - 304 Seiten
...1979). Chapter 6 Tearing Down the Wall Conservative Use and Abuse of Religion in Politics Diana M. Judd It is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties. — James Madison (1785)' Politics is about power. Contemporary neoconservatives have, for the moment...
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The Court and the Cross: The Religious Right's Crusade to Reshape the ...

Frederick S. Lane - 2008 - 263 Seiten
...trickling stream," Clark argued, "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.'" Clark also dismissed the claim, still frequently heard today, that by holding Bible readings in public...
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The Haunted Philosophe: James Madison, Republicanism, and Slavery

Scott J. Kester - 2008 - 132 Seiten
...of the rights of conscience being something that ought not to be infringed. Madison also argued that "it is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties."7'' The implication or assertion that followed indicated a concern for further encroachments....
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