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AP U.S. History Quotes

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1. Who is James K. Polk?






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






3. 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






4. 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?






5. 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






6. Government - even in its best state - is but a necessary evil; in its worst state - an intolerable one. Government - like dress - is the badge of lost innocence; the palaces of kings are built upon the ruins of the bowers of paradise.






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






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






9. Taxation without representation is tyranny






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






11. He that will not work - shall not eat






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






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






14. 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)






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






16. penny saved is a penny earned






17. 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






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






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






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






21. The only goodIndian is a deadIndian






22. 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






23. Government - even in its best state - is but a necessary evil; in its worst state - an intolerable one. Government - like dress - is the badge of lost innocence; the palaces of kings are built upon the ruins of the bowers of paradise.






24. Taxation without representation is tyranny






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






26. 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?






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






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






29. 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)






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






31. Remember the Ladies






32. Who is James K. Polk?






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






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






35. The only goodIndian is a deadIndian






36. He that will not work - shall not eat






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






38. 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)






39. 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






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






41. all we ask is to be let alone






42. America for Americans!






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






44. 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)






45. ...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)






46. Vote or Die.






47. 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






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






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






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