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" These wards, called townships in New England, are the vital principle of their governments, and have proved themselves the wisest invention ever devised by the wit of man for the perfect exercise of self-government, and for its preservation. "
Historic Towns of New England - Stran 5
avtor: Lyman P. Powell - 1898
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The Miscellaneous Writings of John Fiske, Količina 12

John Fiske - 1902
...sysjeffenon's tern. Jefferson said, "Those wards, toZhipf called townships in New England, are government the vital principle of their governments, and have...the perfect exercise of self-government, and for its preservation.1 ... As Cato, then, concluded every speech with the words Carthago delenda est, so do...
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Training for Citizenship: An Elementary Treatise on the Rights and Duties of ...

Joseph Warren Smith - 1902 - 345 strani
...VII THE CIVIL TOWNSHIP " The townships in New England are the vital principle of their government, and have proved themselves the wisest invention ever...exercise of self-government and for its preservation." — THOMAS JEFFERSON. 74. Historical. — The civil township had its origin among the ancient Germans....
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Government ; Its Origin, Growth, and Form in the United States: With Special ...

Robert Lansing, Gary M. Jones - 1902
...appreciate the democratic character of our institutions. Thomas Jefferson said that towns and town meetings "have proved themselves the wisest invention ever...exercise of selfgovernment and for its preservation." 2. THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH. The Executive Officers. — The executive officers of a town are elected foe...
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The Government: What it Is, what it Does

Salter Storrs Clark - 1902 - 304 strani
...and kept by the county, others by the township. Jefferson called the New England township system ' the wisest invention ever devised by the wit of man...exercise of self-government, and for its preservation.' Township government is gradually spreading, especially in the new states of the West : and in this...
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Old Virginia and Her Neighbours, Količina 2

John Fiske - 1902
..., . township vital principle or their governments, g0vernand have proved themselves the wisest ment invention ever devised by the wit of man for the perfect exercise of self-government, and for its preservation.1 . . . As Cato, then, concluded every speech with the words Carthago delenda est, so...
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Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents

1991
...really form this Nation's backbone. You know what Thomas Jefferson meant when he said American townships "have proved themselves the wisest invention ever...man for the perfect exercise of self-government and its preservation." You understand the problems that challenge our country. You understand them not...
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People, building neighborhoods: final report to the President ..., Količina 1

National Commission on Neighborhoods, National Association of Neighborhoods (U.S.) - 1979 - 358 strani
...governments "all things relating to themselves exclusively." The New England Town meetings, he thought, "proved themselves the wisest invention ever devised by the wit of man for the perfect 2 exercise of self-government, and for its preservation." In the 1830s, Alexis de Toqueville, an observer...
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Beyond Adversary Democracy

Jane J. Mansbridge - 1983 - 398 strani
...school of selfgovernment in any modern country."2 And Thomas Jefferson concluded that town meetings "have proved themselves the wisest invention ever...exercise of self-government, and for its preservation."' My first town meeting in Selby assured me that the issues the town had to handle that year would touch...
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Organization Theory and Management

Lynch - 1983 - 280 strani
...republics." These "wards" were Jefferson's equivalent of the New England township which he described as "the wisest invention ever devised by the wit of man...exercise of selfgovernment and for its preservation." They would provide a highly localized arena for selecting a judge and a constable, organizing a militia,...
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Welfare, Democracy and the New Deal

William R. Brock - 2002 - 388 strani
...the fiber of every member of our commonwealth." He maintained that the township of New England was "the wisest invention ever devised by the wit of man...exercise of self-government and for its preservation." Nor need administrative efficiency be sacrificed to promote political training, for "in government...
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