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Law and Order, Calvin Coolidge Speech as Governor of Massachusetts, 1920

Coolidge, Calvin. "Law and Order." Nation's Forum. New York. 1920. Authentichistory.com. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

The lines, "He who resists them, resists himself. He commits suicide. The nature of man requires sovereignty" (45-46) mean that

A

if Man resists law he becomes uncivilized.

B

Man needs laws to survive.

C

Man wants to control his own sovereignty.

D

Man wants to resist law in order to create his own sovereignty.