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But what of the North ? Long before the Revolution it had been found that negroes were not worth their keep on Northern farms , and so slavery gradually disappeared , but there was no emphatic feeling against it in the great mass of ...
It was intended to distribute favors , like all compromises , but it gave considerably more to the North than it gave to the South . California was to be admitted as a free state , in the first place . Next , slave - trading in the ...
The abolitionists now had a martyr to hold up before the unthinking , sentimental millions of the North . On the other hand , the South felt that its worst suspicions were founded in truth . Southerners , almost to a man , believed that ...
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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