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These powers include the authority to issue orders regulating most phases of national life and the war effort, to organize special agencies of government, and to make appointments without confirmation. The term is little used, in this sense, in countries enjoying a republican form of government." The ends presented in the Preamble represent, in a sense, a rephrasing of the ends presented in the Declaration of Independence -- life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness -- greater detail.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press; Reprint edition (September 15, 2005)

ISBN: 0195181301

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