The Enslavement And Emancipation Of The People; Being A Full And Accurate Presentation Of The…

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byJohn Bertholemew Herboldshimer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900. Excerpt: ... ©eneral Summary. In discussing this most interesting and vital subject the author has kept three things constantly before him, and these three things are so intertwined that they cannot be separated without injury to all. They are, the Commonwealth, or social fabric, Capital, and Labor. All these must be invested with both duties and rights, defined by law for their individual and collective defense, and as a means of compelling the discharge of responsibilities. Capital has already an existence in the statutory life of all governments, enabling herself to afford a sure and positive defense to all her wide and majestic rights. Capital, then, having such an existence, she may well be compelled to discharge her duties, and not to trespass upon the rights of Labor. Now Labor must also have legal and well-defined rights, of like importance, and these rights must be vouchsafed it for the same and sufficient reasons of those granted to Capital. One is just as essential to the well-being and prosperity of the commonwealth as the other, and each should receive proper and equal consideration from the state. The Commonwealth has the undeniable and unimpeachable right to enact any statute restricting organizations or combinations and deny functions that may disturb public affairs or threaten society. Its duty is to provide for and enforce such laws as will adjust Capital and Labor, and give them voice and weight in all things in proportion to their value and necessity in the industrial world. America began her illustrious career by declaring that all men are created free and equal, and that none were to have superior rights over others, or franchises that would enslave any. This is recognized the world over as the American political and social idea, and upon th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900. Excerpt: ... ©eneral Summary. In discussing this most interesting and vital subject the author has kept three things constantly before him,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217079067

ISBN - 13:9780217079068

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