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" The prevailing ideas entertained by him and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution were that the enslavement of the African was in violation of the laws of Nature, that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally,... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 112
1863
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 18

Universalism - 1861
...numbers of Dr. Bailey's " Facts for the People," 1853. Jefferson and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...deal with ; but the general opinion of the men of the day was that, somehow or other in the order of Providence, the institution would be evanescent...
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...revolution. The prevailing ideas entertained by Jefferson and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the old Constitution were that the enslavement of the African was wrong in principle socially, morally, and politically. Our new government is founded upon exactly the...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 4

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1861
...States, " The prevailing ideas enter" tainod by Mr. Jefferson and most of " the leading statesmen at the time of " the formation of the old constitution...enslavement of the ' African was in violation of the law of ' nature — that it was wrong in principle, ' socially, morally, and politically. . . . ' Those...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 4

1861
...formation of the old constitution "were, that the enslavement of the ' African was in violation of the law of ' nature — that it was wrong in principle, ' socially, morally, and politically. . . . ' Those ideas, however, were fundamen' tally wrong. They rested on the ' assumption of the equality...
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American Dis-union: Constitutional Or Unconstitutional?: A Reply to Mr ...

Charles Edward Rawlins - Secession - 1862 - 228 pages
...stands may be doubted. The prevailing ideas entertained by him, and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old constitution,...socially, morally, and politically. It was an evil they did not know well how to deal with ; but the general opinion of the men of that day was, that somehow...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 2

Congregationalism - 1862
...revolution. The prevailing ideas entertained by Jefferson, and by most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...in principle, socially, morally, and politically. Those ideas, however, were fundamentally wrong. Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite...
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The Comprehensive History of the Southern Rebellion and the War ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1862 - 512 pages
...stands, may be doubted. The prevailing ideas entertained by him and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...enslavement of the African was in violation of the lawn of nature : that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, and politically. It was an evil...
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PULPIT AND ROSTRUM

ANDREW J. GRAHAM, CHARLES B. COLLAR - 1862
...stands, may be doubted. The prevailing ideas entertained by him and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution...that the enslavement of the African was in violation of'the laws of nature; that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, and politically. It was an...
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THE SLAVE POWER

J. E. CAIRNES - 1862
...says the Vice-President of the Southern Confederacy, " were that the enslavement of the African race was in violation of the laws of nature ; that it was...in principle, socially, morally, and politically. Our new government is founded on exactly opposite ideas ; its foundations are laid, its corner-stone...
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American Presbyterian Review

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - Presbyterianism - 1862
...at the time of the foundation of the old Constitution, were that the enslavement of the African race was in violation of the laws of na'ture ; that it...in principle, socially, morally, and politically". " Our new Government is founded upon exactly the opposite ideas. Its foundations are laid, its corner-stone...
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