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" ... a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable, and indefeasible right, to reform, alter, or abolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. "
The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal ... - Page 50
by Jonathan Elliot - 1836
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Seed: A New Philosophy

Steve Glickman - Capitalism - 2001 - 78 pages
...maladministration; and that, whenever any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. - The Virginia Declaration of Rights, 1776 Our lives are ruled by one right and one freedom: The right...
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Fair Trial Rights of the Accused: A Documentary History

Ronald A. Banaszak - Law - 2002 - 216 pages
...mal-administration; and that, whenever any Government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the publick weal. 4. That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments and privileges...
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Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution

France - 2001
...danger of maladministration; and that when any government shall be found inadequare or contraty to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable, and indefeasible right, to reform, alrer, or abolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. 1V. That...
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Principle and Interest: Thomas Jefferson and the Problem of Debt

Herbert E. Sloan - Business & Economics - 2001 - 377 pages
...indubitable, inalienable, and indefeasible right to reform, alter, or abolish it [the existing government], in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal." Pennsylvania's 1776 constitution used the same language, differing from Virginia's only by the clarifying...
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Quellen zur Entstehung der Grundrechte in Deutschland

Wolfgang Fikentscher, Achim R. Fochem - Philosophy - 2002 - 326 pages
...of maladministration; and that, when any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. Sec. 4. That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges...
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Locke, Jefferson, and the Justices: Foundations and Failures of the US ...

George M. Stephens - Law - 2007 - 224 pages
...maladministration; and that, whenever any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public and the Colonies; and such is now the Necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems...
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Restoration of the Republic: The Jeffersonian Ideal in 21st-Century America

Gary Hart - Political Science - 2002 - 304 pages
...found inadequate, or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath, an undubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right to reform, alter,...judged most conducive to the public weal." "This, Sir," Henry asserted, "is the language of democracy; that a majority of the community have a right to alter...
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The Judicial Application of Human Rights Law: National, Regional and ...

Nihal Jayawickrama - Law - 2002 - 965 pages
...the people; (ii) that when a government is found to be inadequate, a majority of the community has mbridge University Press (iii) that the legislative and executive powers of the state should be separate and distinct from that...
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Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending ...

John R. Vile - Law - 2003 - 635 pages
...document went on to proclaim that "whenever any Government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the publick weal" (quoted in Kurland and Lerner 1987, 5:3). In addition to announcing the doctrine of separation...
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The Essential Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers

David Wootton - History - 392 pages
...altered? Our Bill of Rights declares, "That a majority of the community hath an indubitable, inalienable, and indefeasible right to reform, alter, or abolish...shall be judged most conducive to the public weal." I have just proved that one-tenth, or less, of the people of America, a most despicable minority may...
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