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United States to Vulnerable
United States
  acts like a pitiful, helpless giant, 1886
  appear to be destined by Providence, 1047
  can declare peace upon the world, 1318
  creeping socialism spreading in the U.S., 1712
  dig the grave of the U.S., 2043
  drained, ditched, and dammed the U.S. in three years, 1519
  enemy of the people of the world, 2040
  greatest fear of U.S. imperialism, 1927
  if you incorporate those tropical countries with the Republic of the U.S., 1484
  imperialism, 1927
  is neither omnipotent or omniscient, 1735
  is not just an old cow, 612
  Is the U.S. going to decide, 1763
  keep the U.S. free from political connexions, 619
  not permitting … our armed forces and our valuable material to be immobilized within the continental U.S., 2062
  Our loyalty is due entirely to the U.S., 1506
  political activity prevailing in the U.S., 1428
  property of the U.S. illegally transferred or leased, 951
  recognition by the U.S. of the provisional government of Israel, 914
  students from the U.S., 499
  symbol of union for [the U.] S., 1867
  take an affirmative position in outer space, 1740
  traveling up and down the vast territories of the U.S., 86
  Universal suffrage exists in the U.S. without producing any frightful consequences, 1904
  unlettered pot-bellied money magnates of the U.S., 532
  was suddenly and deliberately attacked by … Japan, 2066
  we turn our rivers and streams into sewers, 313
  will sink into the abyss of a new Dark Age, 2055
  would [not] come to an end, 938
  yielded in her turn to that taste for intervention, 2039
  See also America; American People; People
United States Capitol. See Capitol building, Washington, D.C.
United States Department of Justice
  inscription, 963
  it is a problem for the Department of Justice, 154
  should be kept most free from any suspicion of improper action, 961
United States Military Academy, West Point
  inscription, 1874
Unity, 1859-1867
  brethren to dwell together in u., 1860
  frank cooperation and free debate are indispensable to ultimate u., 634
  loss of social u., 227
  of freedom and equality, 1482
  satisfaction, 1227
  suffrage exists in the United States without producing any frightful consequences, 1904
  truth and applicability, 1644
  are filled with students rebelling and rioting, 155
  are wide gates to hell, 239
  demands that dissidents are making of the u., 153
  if … do not breed men who riot, 157
  Do these murmurs come into the corridors of the u.?, 66
  modern u., 504
University of Virginia
  Father of the U. of V. [Thomas Jefferson’s epitaph], 546
  “Good Old Song,” 1812
  inscription, 238
University of Washington, 1015
  grossly u., 1230
  pot-bellied money magnates of the United States, 532
  to speak u. [of America], 45
  there must be created an adult u., 442
  young people’s u., 442
  could argue it u., 1284
  woman is still doomed to lead a solitary life, 1165
  America is a great, u. Body, 44
  and not down, 1434
  with which I will not put, 538
  may be turned into a new and important source of energy, 124
Urbanization, 621
  haphazard u., 1896
  I shall u. my time, 1118
  what u. is it, 1790
  I knew something u., 1606
  violent and sudden u., 523
  look for a different u., 1361
  silly, flat and dishwatery u., 1487
  without redeeming social importance, 1261
  without redeeming social value, 1261
  art of taking minute v., 1480
  class of v., ignorant, and ungoverned children, 46
  did not live, or die, in v., 1324
  erect no v. memorial, 376
  I have not lived in v., 1323, 1469
  life is v. unless one can act through the central government, 1361
  name of the Lord thy God in v., 1804
  pomp and glory of this world, 1103
  to the deep, deathlike v., 33
  be ye men of v., 402
  extreme v. and extreme benevolence, 826
  virtue like v., 826
  Time is at once the most v. … of our possessions, 1816
  dearness only that gives everything its v., 1845
  individual man … is the touchstone of v., 901
  no dangers to the v. of property, 46
  of government to the people it serves, 772
  of money, 1203
  the world sets upon motives, 1230
Values, 1868
  and moral standards of our society, 1802
  depart from these v. … at our peril, 1868
  destroying the traditional v. of a civilization, 621
  life’s enduring v., 1480
  moral standards and v., 1018
  upon which our system is built, 1868
Vanity, 103
  of youth, 2092
  young men to be v., 2094
  mine, 2070
  man … who is both steel and u, 1109
  blind v. for antiquity, 82
  Sentence first—v. afterwards, 949
  I fear the v. that shall undermine, 293
Vermont, 65, 1848
  advice which I received recently from a fellow V., 888
Versailles Treaty, 2046
  stiffening of the v., 6
Veterans Administration Building, Washington, D.C., inscription, 1325
  blame him for the very v. which you feel in yourself, 520
  contending elements of v. and virtue, 425
  Extremism in the defense of liberty is no v., 581
  moderation in principle, is a species of v., 1199
  reproach him with the very defect or v. … you feel … in yourself, 520
  suffering shall follow v., 783
  honorable and easy, 1493
  and absurdities of contemporaries, 362
  Fraud and prevarication are servile v., 1082
  without murmuring, 820
  to the v. belong the spoils, 1314
  without oppression, 820
  go forward and give us v., 1873
  people who remained v., 1869
  cup, 1358
Victory, 18691875
  bear the fruits of v., 1874
  Dawn of V., sat down to wait, and waiting—died, 1823
  fight when there is no hope of v., 1634
  Follow in His name to the Holy Grail of righteous v., 2061
  general was doing more for v. by writing a poem, 1589
  has 100 fathers, 1872
  however long and hard the road may be, 1870
  humble and gentle in v., 1469
  in spite of all terror, 1870
  In V.: Magnanimity, 1958
  is liberty, 601
  is sure to come, 688
  that in us which can turn defeat into v., 1087
  There is no substitute for v., 247
  to the right, 1903
  unmentioned results which follow v., 1950
  v. at all costs, 1870
  will be sure and not too costly, 1634
  won some v. for humanity, 1875
  freedom of South V. vital to our [United States] interests, 1880
  people of V., against the Communists, 1882
  state of war exists with North V., 1879
  steaming jungle of V., 65
  We cannot remain silent on V., 1877
Vietnam War, 110, 127, 169, 1140, 1876–1888
  had nothing to fight for, 1878
  of human life, 1574
  of the universe, 1365
  open to public v., 1573
  at forty, 26
  felt in public affairs, 221
  not limit our v. to … a single year, 1367
  eternal v., 1054, 1073
  people retain their virtue and v., 735
  battle … is to the v., 1061
  Be specially v., 467
  be v. in its [freedom’s] preservation, 663
  protection of all their varied interests, 1670
  youthful v. and vigor, 157
Vimeur, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de, Comte de Rochambeau. See Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien deVimeur, Comte de.
Vinci, Leonardo da (1452–1519), 97
  result v. the foresight of the fathers, 1974
  opportunity of v. his character, 891
Violence, 18891896
  apostles of v., 1894
  as an instrument of persuasion, 1890
  has no constitutional sanction, 1891
  is as American as cherry pie, 1889
  may be the only effective response, 1891
  merely increases hate, 1893
  the only effective protest, 1890
  restless peace that’s shadowed by the threat of v., 558
  Returning v. for v. multiplies v., 1893
  rising tide of individual and group v., 1896
  weakness of v., 1893
  Where there is a persistent sense of futility, there is v., 1717
  where there is injustice and frustration, the potentialities for v. are greater, 1894
  Yes, V., there is a Santa Claus, 1660
Virginia Report of 1799, 1521
Virginia (State), 65, 475, 546, 669, 1620
  young orator really did lose his v., 1279
  creativeness has given place, 708
  if we [America] lose the v. manly qualities, 226
  contending elements of vice and v., 425
  Difficult to be a man of v., 569
  excess of the opposite v., 826
  How beautiful is death when earned by v., 1304
  lend its [legislature’s] weight to the cause of v., 786
  liberty … cannot exist at all without [order and v.], 1050
  like valour when it is pushed to excess, 826
  men who have neither the right … nor the v., 747
  Moderation in temper, is always a v., 1199
  Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no v., 581
  not warrant that exalted opinion of human v., 615
  outcasts of delicacy and v., 1210
  people retain their v. and vigilance, 735
  Religion and v. alike lend their sanctions to meekness and humility, 253
  rewards of v., 783
  superior wisdom and v. of our own, 53
  that springs from force of character, 1328
  Americanism means the v. of courage, honor, justice …, 58
  and their tastes … from the limited patterns which the market offers, 258
  Martial v. must be the enduring cement, 526
  that made America, 58
  governments will remain v., 726
  angle of v., 1086
  become whatever thing his manhood and his v. can combine, 68
  few voices of v., 474
  Give to us clear v., 106
  men and women of will and v., 59
  of the larger whole, 458
  of the world, 2038
  reveal to him a single v., 1024
  Still shall the V. live, 457
  That man had v., 458
  Where there is no v., the people perish, 1331
  without a v. men shall die, 43
  necessity of action today, 1772
  spark, 1752
  at all times on political matters, 1747
  no man has the right to strangle democracy with a single set of v. cords, 678
  from the homes of the common men, 66
  of America, 66, 74
  of complaint, 1747
  of great events, 1584
  of the people, 1341
  of the people will be heard, 426
  that shall be heard from here to Albany, 1745
  your opinion, 1747
  to pursue [a common object], 99
  patriot v., 1722
  all said they would v. with the Rhino, 440
  at liberty to v. as my conscience and judgment dictates, 262
  Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not v., 1905
  cannot v. for war, 1942
  for a tax, 1797
  for gold, 159
  fer th’ best man, but he’s never a candidate, 1899
  for the most intelligent, honest and conscientious men eligible to office, 1900
  go fascist democratically, by popular v., 1907
  he that has not a v., 1906
  in the hands of an ignorant man, 1698
  In times of stress and strain, people will v., 1908
  instrument and symbol of a freeman’s power to make a fool of himself, 1898
  nationally on national questions, 304
  no anti-Catholic v., 669
  no Catholic v., 669
  of Judas as good as that of Jesus Christ, 415
  themselves largesse from the public treasury, 424
  to sell, 1648
  without the yoke of any party on me, 262
  a bore, 281
  grave modifications of the policy … may be v. in or out, 1004
  Legislators are elected by v., 1032
  never grow weary of illusory promises, 1391
  support the party which gives the best promise, 1670
Voters and voting, 18971908
  corrupted, if you will, by anything less than v., 1410
  for all appropriations and against all taxes, 299
  He v. as a Southern man, 304
  not because we seek their v., 623
  sectionally, 304
  four categories of v., 811
  no bloc v. of any kind, 669
  right of v., 1906
  thinking of v. for my opponent, 1897
Voting Rights Act of 1965, 9
  in the conception, 1765
  charming landscapes with hideous advertisements, 313
  reserves of air and soil, 477

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