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AP U.S. History Quotes

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1. We hold these truths to be self-evident. That all men and women are created equal -Seneca Falls Convention






2. We have made partners of the women in this war. Shall we admit them only a partnership of suffering and sacrifice and toil and not to a partnership of right?






3. For we must consider that we shall be as a City upon a Hill (and that) the eyes of all people are upon us...






4. Take away the heritage of a people - and they are easily persuaded.






5. For we must consider that we shall be as a City upon a Hill (and that) the eyes of all people are upon us...






6. In all things purely social we can be as separate as fingers - yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress (Atlanta Compromise Speech)






7. all we ask is to be let alone






8. We hold these truths to be self-evident. That all men and women are created equal -Seneca Falls Convention






9. ...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 gov of the people - by the people - shall not perish from the earth (Gettysburg Address)






10. He that will not work - shall not eat






11. John Marshall has made his choice - now let him enforce it






12. Whatever makes men good Christians makes them good citizens.






13. I know not what course others may take - but as for me - give me liberty or give me death!






14. We are all Federalists - we are all Republicans..






15. America for Americans!






16. Go West - young man - and grow up with the country






17. Don't swap horses in the middle of the stream






18. God who gave us life - gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed the conviction that these liberties are a gift of God? I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just - and that His justice cannot sle






19. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union - and is not either to save or to destroy slavery -letter






20. The only goodIndian is a deadIndian






21. John Marshall has made his choice - now let him enforce it






22. In all things purely social we can be as separate as fingers - yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress (Atlanta Compromise Speech)






23. Remember the Ladies






24. I know not what course others may take - but as for me - give me liberty or give me death!






25. America for Americans!






26. Take away the heritage of a people - and they are easily persuaded.






27. Free Soil - Free Labor Free Speech - Free Men - and Fremont






28. Millions for Defense! But not one cent for tribute (XYZ affair)






29. Vote or Die.






30. Go West - young man - and grow up with the country






31. Taxation without representation is tyranny






32. penny saved is a penny earned






33. penny saved is a penny earned






34. He that will not work - shall not eat






35. ...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 gov of the people - by the people - shall not perish from the earth (Gettysburg Address)






36. We have an illness only gold will cure (speech to Montezuma)






37. Log Cabin and hard Cider - Van Van He's a used up man! - Tippecanoe and Tyler Too! - Polk - 5440 or Fight! Re-annexation of Texas and Re-occupation of Oregon






38. Log Cabin and hard Cider - Van Van He's a used up man! - Tippecanoe and Tyler Too! - Polk - 5440 or Fight! Re-annexation of Texas and Re-occupation of Oregon






39. A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.






40. you shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thrones - you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold (Dem. nomination)






41. A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.






42. all we ask is to be let alone






43. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union - and is not either to save or to destroy slavery -letter






44. Don't swap horses in the middle of the stream






45. Whatever makes men good Christians makes them good citizens.






46. We have made partners of the women in this war. Shall we admit them only a partnership of suffering and sacrifice and toil and not to a partnership of right?






47. Who is James K. Polk?






48. Millions for Defense! But not one cent for tribute (XYZ affair)






49. ON the first day of January in the Year of our Lord - one thousand and eight hundred and sixty three - all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state - the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States






50. Who is James K. Polk?