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A house divided against itself cannot stand

Lincoln- the union, part of inaugural speech


The power to tax involves the power to. Destroy

John marshall- McCulloch v. Maryland


It is at the bottom of life we must begin, not at the top

Booker t Washington - 1895 Atlanta compromise speech


Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal

Earl warren- brown v. Board of education of Topeka Kansas


We hold these truths to be self evident That all men are created equal

Thomas Jefferson- Declaration of Independence


A war to end of all wars

Woodrow Wilson World War I


All we ask is to be left alone

Jefferson Davis - president of the confederation


December 7, 1941 a date that will live in infamy

Fdr Pearl Harbor


I have a dream that my four children will one day live in where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character

Martin Luther King I have a dream speech march on Washington


A law repugnant to the Constitution is void

John Marshall marbury v. Madison


To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers

Article 1 section 8 clause 18 of the Constitution


We covenant and combine ourselves into a civil body politic

Mayflower compact 1620


54 40 or fight

James K Polk's campaign slogan
Oregon boundary dispute


Free-trade and sailors right

war of 1812


You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold

Williams Jennings Bryan cross of gold speech


God made us neighbors let justice make us friends

Fdr To Latin American countries
Good neighbor policy


And so my fellow Americans ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country

John F. Kennedy's inaugural address


We must be the great arsenal of democracy

FDR Promising to help England in the fight against nazi Germany
Lend lease act


With malice toward none with charity for all

Abraham Lincoln second inaugural address


It is our policy to stay clear of permanent alliances

Washington's farewell address 1796


John Marshall has made his decision now let him enforce it

Andrew Jackson Worcester v. Georgia


Liberty and Union now and forever one and inseparable

Daniel Webster in the Webster Hayne debate
Against doctrine of nullification


Millions for defense but not one cent for tribute

Robert Goodloe Harper
Mistakenly attributed to Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
John Marshall xyz affair


My paramount object in the struggle is to save the union

Abraham Lincoln letter to Horace Greeley


Peace without victory

Woodrow Wilson before the end of World War I


Remember the Alamo

Gen. Sam Houston during Battle of San Jacinto 1836 Texas war on independence


Remember the Maine

William McKinley US Naval vessel Lona by Spanish in Cuba Spanish American war


Speak softly and carry a big stick you will go far

Theodore Roosevelt foreign-policy big stick policy


The ideas and traditions of our nations demanded that we come to the aid of Greece and Turkey and that we put the world on notice that it would be our policy to support the cause of freedom wherever it was threatened

Harry Truman Truman doctrine


The only thing we have to fear is fear itself

FDR First inaugural speech


We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men and women are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights

Declaration of sentiments Seneca Falls convention 1848
Elizabeth cadu Stanton


The American continents by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintain are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers

Monroe Monroe doctrine about Latin America


And by the virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within these said designated state and part of states are and henceforward shall be free

Abraham Lincoln Emancipation Proclamation


We the people of United States in order to form a more perfect union

Preamble of the Constitution


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent

Eleanor Roosevelt


Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which it's possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community

Andrew Carnegie gospel of wealth


The events of the frontier has been to study movement away from the influence of your study group of independence on American lines and to study this advance is to study the really American part of our history

Frederick Jackson Turner significance of American frontier


What hath god wrought

Samuel B Morse first telegram


Government is not the solution to our problem government is the problem

Ronald Reagan inaugural speech


Women of the world unite you have nothing to lose but your vacuum cleaner

Betty Frieden interview for life magazine