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" That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot by any compact deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with... "
Historical Source Book - Página 66
por Hutton Webster - 1920 - 211 páginas
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State Constitutions for the Twenty-first Century, Volume 3: The ..., Volumen3

G. Alan Tarr, Robert F. Williams - 2012 - 380 páginas
...the Virginia Declaration of Rights, adopted a month before the Declaration of Independence, provides: That all men are by nature equally free and independent,...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.61 Other constitutions contain a different type of general equality provision intended to prohibit...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 páginas
...Mason US naval officer, 19131 Sighted sub. Sank same. Mary I George Mason US politician, 1725-1792 1 safety. Virginia Bill of Rights article 1 (1776) See Jefferson z 2 Government is, or ought to be instituted...
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Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality

Elizabeth Price Foley - 2008 - 304 páginas
...individual rights. For example, the Virginia Declaration of Rights of 1776 declared in its first article that "all men are by nature equally free and independent...their posterity, namely, the enjoyment of life and l1berty, w1th the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness...
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Atlantic Passages: Constitution - Immigration - Internationalization : in ...

Andreas Etges - 2006 - 180 páginas
...uncovered the source of all these rights ascertained: nature. Natural law not only conferred to the people "certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter...by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity". It also proved "[t]hat all power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people".30 With no...
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George Mason, Forgotten Founder

Jeff Broadwater - 2009 - 329 páginas
...Rights, of which they can not by any Compact, deprive or divest their Posterity; among which are the Enjoyment of Life and Liberty, with the Means of acquiring...Property, and pursuing and obtaining Happiness and Safety." Mason's second article declared that magistrates derived their powers from the people, and...
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Race and Liberty in the New Nation: Emancipation in Virginia from the ...

Eva Sheppard Wolf - 2006 - 284 páginas
...Pendleton's suggestion, the new first item in the Declaration of Rights as adopted by the convention began, "That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when 3. Brown, Good Wives, 215, 219; St. George Tucker, Dissertation on Slavery, 70; Patterson, Slavery...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Origins through ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - 2007 - 1193 páginas
...rights do pertain to them and their posterity, as the basis and foundation of government. SUCTION 1 . esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives...an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated. safety. SEC. 2. That all power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people; that magistrates...
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The American Civilizing Process

Stephen Mennell - 2007 - 388 páginas
...drafting the more famous Declaration of Independence, adopted three weeks later. Mason wrote: All men are by nature equally free and independent and have...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety. (<www.nara.gov/exhall/charters/billrights/virginia> (Section 1); my emphasis) Mason's text...
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Miscellaneous National Parks Bills: Hearing Before the ..., Volumen4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on National Parks - 2007 - 78 páginas
...Rights is derived knew and declared the importance of property rights when he wrote ". . . all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." How do we justify the trampling of the property rights of those persons who own land in the...
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Virginia's American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic, 1776-1840

Kevin Raeder Gutzman - 2007 - 235 páginas
...of Debates in the Federal Convention, reported by James Madison, 630. 1 24. Its first sentence reads "That all men are by nature equally free and independent...any compact, deprive or divest their posterity!.]" Robert A. Rutland, George Mason: Reluctant Statesman, 54. Rutland's discussion of the Declaration's...
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