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" The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not... "
Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Late ... - Página 85
por Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volumen75

1897
...from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure." And again : " Were it left to me to decide whether we should have...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter." He expressed his belief that the Indians were happier than men living in the societies of Europe, and...
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A Survey of American History: Source Extracts

Howard Walter Caldwell - 1900 - 255 páginas
...subsist by its dissolution but vermine. — Fisher Ames, Works, pp. 382-419. Jefferson speaks as follows: "The basis of our governments being the opinion of...hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. But I should mean 9 that every man should receive those papers and be capable of reading them. . . . Among [such societies]...
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A Survey of American History: Source Extracts, Volumen1

Howard Walter Caldwell - 1900 - 255 páginas
...dissolution but vermine.— Fisher Ames, Works, pp. 382-419. Jefferson speaks as follows: "The baste of our governments being the opinion of the people,...hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. But I should mean 9 that every man should receive those papers and be capable of reading them. . . . Among [such societies]...
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The Life and Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Including All of His Important ...

Samuel Eagle Forman - 1900 - 474 páginas
...to the plough. (To Elbridge Gerry, 1801. F. VIII., 42.) NEWSPAPERS. — The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. _-^- But I should mean that every man should receive these papers and be capable of .reading: thejn....
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Volumen12

Thomas Jefferson - 1904 - 505 páginas
...in the power of a free, honest and liberty-loving press, made by man, was Jefferson's declaration: "Were it left to me to decide whether we should have...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter." Was this too high praise of newspapers? History furnishes the answer: it was the press and the printed...
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Presidents of the United States in the Century from Jefferson to Fillmore

Francis Bellamy - 1905 - 511 páginas
...neutral position, was known to be a lax democrat who had said in a moment of unfettered speculation, "Were it left to me to decide whether we should have...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter." For his Secretary of the Treasury Washington had also chosen a man of extreme ideas; a young man whom...
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Money Inflation in the United States

Murray Shipley Wildman - 1905 - 238 páginas
...public papers, and to contrive that these papers should penetrate the whole mass of the people. . . . Were it left to me to decide whether we should have...newspapers or newspapers without a government I should not hesi§ 4. Notwithstanding the difficulties with England which led to revolution the American Colonies...
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History of the United States from 986 to 1905

Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William MacDonald - 1905 - 632 páginas
...to decide," he once wrote, " whether we should have a government without newspapers or a newspaper without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter." He accepted the Constitution as a necessary evil, tempered by newspapers—then the very worst newspapers...
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History of the United States from 986 to 1905

Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William MacDonald - 1905 - 632 páginas
...me to decide," he once wrote, "whether we should have a government without newspapers or a newspaper without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter." He accepted the Constitution as a necessary evil, tempered by newspapers — then the very worst newspapers...
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The New Standard History of the World: A General History of All the Nations ...

L. Brent Vaughan - 1908
...to me to decide sri™ whether we should have a government without newspapers or 18^8o9 a newspaper without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter." We have seen that he was the author of nullification resolutions passed by the Kentucky Legislature....
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