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" But, not to be tedious in enumerating the numerous changes for the better, allow me to allude to one other — though last, not least: the new Constitution has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institution — African... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 112
1863
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...at rest for ever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institution, African slavery. This was the immediate cause of the late rupture and present revolution. The prevailing ideas entertained by Jefferson and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the...
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The American Rebellion: Some Facts and Reflections for the Consideration of ...

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861 - 48 pages
...Constitution has put at rest forever all the agitating queMont relating to our peculiar institutions — African slavery as it exists among us — the proper...CAUSE OF THE LATE RUPTURE AND PRESENT REVOLUTION." Read the record ! He further says : We are now the nucleus of a growing power, which, if true to ourselves,...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...Constitution has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institutions — African Slavery as it exists among us — the proper status of the negro in our form of civilization. Tliis was the immediate cause of the late rupture and present revolution. Jefferson, in his forecast,...
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SOUTHERN HATRED OF THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, THE PEOPLE OF THE NORTH, AND ...

1862
...has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institutions—African slavery as it exists among us, the proper status of...This was the immediate cause of the late rupture, and of the present revolution. Jefferson, in his forecast, had anticipated-this as the rock upon which...
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Journal of the Missouri State Convention

Constitutions - 1863 - 70 pages
...was, and is, acting as Vice President: " The new Constitution," he says, " has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar...cause of the late rupture and present revolution." This would seem good " Southern" authority for declaring that " slavery is the cause of the war." Certain...
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The Anti-slavery Cause in America and Its Martyrs

Eliza Wigham - Antislavery movements - 1863 - 168 pages
...slave-holders' Confederacy, says, " Last, not least, the new constitution has put at rest for ever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar...cause of the late rupture and present revolution." Alluding to the ideas of equality of the human race which pervaded the minds of the founders of the...
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FREEDOM AND WAR

HENRY WARD BEECHER - 1863
...Constitution has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institutions, — African slavery as it exists among us, — the proper...status of the negro in our form of civilization." We shall see whether it has put them at rest " forever " or not. " This was the immediate cause of...
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Freedom and War: Discourses on Topics Suggested by the Times

Henry Ward Beecher - Antislavery movements - 1863 - 445 pages
...Constitution has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institutions, — African slavery as it exists among us, — the proper...status of the negro in our form of civilization." We shall see whether it has put them at rest " forever " or not. " This was the immediate cause of...
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Freedom and War: Discourses on Topics Suggested by the Times

Henry Ward Beecher - Secession - 1863 - 445 pages
...Constitution has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institutions, — African slavery as it exists among us, — the proper...status of the negro in our form of civilization." We shall see whether it has put them at rest " for" This was the immediate cause of the late rupture...
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Freedom and War: Discourses on Topics Suggested by the Times

Henry Ward Beecher - Secession - 1863 - 445 pages
...Constitution has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institutions, — African slavery •as it exists among us, — the...status of the negro in our form of civilization." We shall see whether it has put them at rest " forever " or not. " This was the immediate cause of...
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