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Principles of Liberty - Fill in the blanks

1 The only reliable basis for sound government and just human relations is Natural Law.

2 A free people cannot survive under a republican constitution unless they remain virtuous and morally strong.

3 The most promising method of securing a virtuous people is to elect virtuous leaders.

4 Without religion the government of a free people cannot be maintained.

5 All things were created by God, therefore upon him all mankind are equally dependent and to him they are equally responsible.

6 Equal before God. Equal before the law. Equal in their rights.

7 The proper role of government is to protect equal rights, not provide equal things.

8 Mankind are endowed by God with certain unalienable rights.

9 To protect human rights, God has revealed a code of divine law.

10 The God-given right to govern is vested in the sovereign authority of the whole people

. 11 The majority of the people may alter or abolish a government which has become tyrannical.

12 The United States of America shall be a republic.

13 A Constitution should protect the people from the frailties of their rulers.

14 Life and liberty are secure only so long as the rights of property are secure

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