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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.

In the lines, "Organized government is the expression of the life of the commonwealth. Into your hands is entrusted the grave responsibility of its protection and perpetuation,"(47-48) the word "perpetuation" means

A

prevention.

B

production.

C

politicization.

D

preservation.