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`` We the people of the Confederate States, each state acting in its sovereign and independent character, in order to form a permanent federal government, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity -- invoking the favor and the guidance of Almighty God -- do ordain and establish this Constitution for the Confederate States of America ''.
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We and people
We get some clue from a few remembrances of childhood and from the circumstance that we are probably not much more afraid of people now than man ever was.
We are worried about what people may do with them -- that some crazy fool may `` push the button ''.
We did our job, Mr. Stavropoulos and Mr. De Seynes and myself, taking evidence from a number of people ''.
We must avoid the notion, suggested to some people by examples such as those just mentioned, that ideas are `` units '' in some way comparable to coins or counters that can be passed intact from one group of people to another or even, for that matter, from one individual to another.
( We do, however, recommend those patented covers to prevent both people and junk -- flora and fauna generally -- from accidentally wintering in the pool.
We have set up a central R & D department, as well as engineering-management departments -- about 80 people working on problems related to those of our plants.
`` We do not have people in our organization termed ' consultants ' or ' fellows ', who are specialists in one particular technical subject.
Mr. Alexander H. Wheelan's Study Helps In Point And Figure Technique tells the readers: `` We assure you that the total number of people using this method of market analysis is a very small portion of the sum total of those operating in the securities and commodities markets ''.
We were to discover, in fact, that quite a number of people share with us the impression that, in contrast to other Soviet regions, Moscow's atmosphere is depressingly subdued and official.
We recognize that young people through imaginative mind and body training can become athletes, acrobats, dancers, musicians and artists, developing many potentialities.
We cater mostly to nice people in the $5-8,000 annual income bracket and we run a string of snazzy, neon-lit, chromium-plated suburban stores.
We served our national interests, and by so doing we saved the Guatemalan people the ultimate in human misery.
Finally, Orville intoned through his hawk nose, `` We can't have people running in any time they please, Sergeant ''.
`` We must solve the problems which have forced these people to depend upon ADC for subsistence '', Martin said.
We all know what the dummies will do '' -- he gestured at the hummocks in which the decorticated men were cradled -- `` and we all know what the new people will ask.
The President ended his address with an appeal to the people of the South: " We are not enemies, but friends.
We and Confederate
** The Preamble to the Confederate Constitution: " We, the people of the Confederate States, each state acting in its sovereign and independent character, in order to form a permanent federal government, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity — invoking the favor and guidance of Almighty God — do ordain and establish this Constitution for the Confederate States of America.
* The Preamble to the Confederate Constitution begins: " We, the people of the Confederate States, each State acting in its sovereign and independent character ..."
We would as well consent to separation at once, including the surrender of this capital " ( Washington, which was surrounded by slave states: Confederate Virginia and Union-controlled Maryland ).
" Jingle Bells " was composed by his son James Lord Pierpont, who lived in Savannah, Georgia, and who was a Confederate soldier during the Civil War, composing songs for the Confederate States of America, including " Our Battle Flag ", " Strike for the South ", and " We Conquer or Die ".
We were absolutely isolated beyond any possibility of help from the Confederate authorities, and I did not feel warranted in exposing the garrison to the hazard of the blowing up of our main magazine -- a danger which had just been proved well within the limits of probability.
" The Bonnie Blue Flag ", also known as " We Are a Band of Brothers ", is an 1861 marching song associated with the Confederate States of America.
These feelings were amplified when white opponents to civil rights began answering songs such as " We Shall Overcome " with the unofficial Confederate anthem.
We and States
We may further grant to those of her ( Poetry's ) defenders who are lovers of poetry and yet not poets, the permission to speak in prose on her behalf: let them show not only that she is pleasant but also useful to States and to human life, and we will listen in a kindly spirit ; ;
We have concluded that petitioner's claims are controlled by the rationale of Gonzales v. United States, 348 U.S. 407 ( 1955 ), and United States v. Nugent, 346 U.S. 1 ( 1953 ), and therefore affirm the judgment.
We found in Gonzales v. United States, supra, that this was the controlling reason why copies of the recommendation should be furnished a registrant.
The President of the United States has said: `` We will never negotiate out of fear, and we will never fear to negotiate ''.
* 1864 – The U. S. Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864 that mandates that the inscription In God We Trust be placed on all coins minted as United States currency.
* 1984 – " We begin bombing in five minutes "-United States President Ronald Reagan, while running for re-election, jokes while preparing to make his weekly Saturday address on National Public Radio.
Frank Capra's Why We Fight ( 1942 – 1944 ) series was a newsreel series in the United States, commissioned by the government to convince the U. S. public that it was time to go to war.
“ We will continue to accept and investigate credible reports of Ivory-billed Woodpeckers, and to promote protection and restoration of the old growth conditions upon which this magnificent species depended across the entire southeastern United States .”
After the signing of the Louisiana Purchase agreement in 1803, Livingston made this famous statement, " We have lived long, but this is the noblest work of our whole lives ... From this day the United States take their place among the powers of the first rank.
We are, therefore, in the presence of three States sufficiently separate to be considered as distinct Parties.
" If certain acts of violation of treaties are crimes, they are crimes whether the United States does them or whether Germany does them, and we are not prepared to lay down a rule of criminal conduct against others which we would not be willing to have invoked against us ... We must never forget that the record on which we judge these defendants is the record on which history will judge us tomorrow.
A study reported in The American Journal of Human Genetics stated, " We analyzed the European genetic contribution to 10 populations of African descent in the United States ( Maywood, Illinois ; Detroit ; New York ; Philadelphia ; Pittsburgh ; Baltimore ; Charleston, South Carolina ; New Orleans ; and Houston ) ... mtDNA haplogroups analysis shows no evidence of a significant maternal Amerindian contribution to any of the 10 populations.
" proposed in January 2007 that the United States rededicate itself to the goal of eliminating nuclear weapons, concluding: " We endorse setting the goal of a world free of nuclear weapons and working energetically on the actions required to achieve that goal.
The new album, entitled We Are the Night, was released on 2 July 2007 in the United Kingdom and 17 July 2007 in the United States.
Why We Fight is a series of seven documentary films commissioned by the United States government during World War II whose purpose was to show American soldiers the reason for U. S. involvement in the war.
* April 22 – The U. S. Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864 which mandates that the inscription " In God We Trust " be placed on all coins minted as United States currency.
The album contained many songs tailor-made for live performance, including two of rock's most recognisable anthems, " We Will Rock You " and the rock ballad " We Are the Champions ", both of which became enduring international sports anthems, and the latter reached number four in the United States.
John F. Kennedy capitalized on this situation by emphasizing the Bomber gap and the Missile Gap, areas in which the Soviets were ( inaccurately ) perceived as leading the United States, while heated Soviet rhetoric, including Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's famous threat that " We will bury you!
Instead it was claimed Raeder was opposed to war with the United States and had always worked to protect neurtal shipping during the war with the committee having Raeder say: " We had to consider neutrals to avoid any possible unfortunate incidents " at sea.