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Government by the people

the laws and customs regulating the election system and the formation and control of political parties in the United States

by Robert H. Fuller

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Published by The Macmillan Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections -- United States,
  • Political parties -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert H. Fuller
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1853 .F8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 261 p. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24156060M
    LC Control Number08013760
    OCLC/WorldCa536154

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It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

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