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" ... we are in favor, furthermore, of such an amendment to the Constitution, to be made by the people in conformity with its provisions, as shall terminate and forever prohibit the existence of slavery within the limits or the jurisdiction of the United... "
Abraham Lincoln: A History - Page 78
by John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890
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William Lloyd Garrison

Lindsay Swift - Abolitionists - 1911 - 412 pages
...its own defense, has aimed a death-blow at this gigantic evil. We are in favor, furthermore, of snch an amendment to the Constitution, to be made by the...limits or the jurisdiction of the United States.' " ' 1 Life, Vol. IV, p. 113. Garrison rejoiced, and might well rejoice, that he was present when this...
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William Lloyd Garrison

Lindsay Swift - Abolitionists - 1911 - 412 pages
...We are in favor, furthermore, of such an amendment to the Constitution, to be made by the people iu conformity with its provisions, as shall terminate...limits or the jurisdiction of the United States.' " l 1 Life, Vol. IV, p. 113. Garrison rejoiced, and might well rejoice, that he was present when this...
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The Political History of Slavery in the United States

James Zachariah George - African Americans - 1915 - 342 pages
...of the rebellion, and hostile to justice and the national safety, the Convention declared further, "We are in favor, furthermore, of such an amendment...limits or the jurisdiction of the United States." 1 It will be noticed, however, that no declaration was made in favor of the citizenship of the Negro,...
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The Prison and the Prisoner: A Symposium

George Gordon Battle - Crime - 1917 - 216 pages
...abolishing slavery was in fulfillment of the plank in the Republican platform of 1864: "We are in favor of such an amendment to the constitution, to be made...prohibit the existence of slavery within the limits of the jurisdiction of the United States." This plank makes no exception of slavery as punishment for...
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Platforms of the Two Great Political Parties, 1856-1920, Inclusive

Political parties - 1920 - 266 pages
...maintain the acts and proclamations by which the Government, in its own defense, has aimed a death-blow at this gigantic evil, we are in favor, furthermore,...prohibit the existence of slavery within the limits of the jurisdiction of the United States. 4. Resolved, That the thanks of the American people are due...
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History of the State of New York, Political and Governmental, Volume 6

Ray Burdick Smith - New York (State) - 1922
...maintain the acts and proclamations by which the government, in its own defense, has aimed a deathblow at this gigantic evil, we are in favor, furthermore,...prohibit the existence of slavery within the limits of the jurisdiction of the United States. "4. Resolved, That the thanks of the American people are...
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Parties and Party Leaders

Anson Daniel Morse - Political parties - 1923 - 267 pages
...its own defence has aimed a death blow at this gigantic evil, we are in favor, furthermore, of such amendment to the Constitution, to be made by the people...prohibit the existence of slavery within the limits or jurisdiction of the United States." 1 In affirming that "slavery was the cause" of the rebellion, that...
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National Party Platforms

Political parties - 1924 - 522 pages
...maintain the acts and proclamations by which the Government, in its own defense, has aimed a deathblow at this gigantic evil, we are in favor, furthermore,...prohibit the existence of Slavery within the limits of the jurisdiction of the United States. 4. Resolved, That the thanks of the American people are due...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

William Eleazar Barton - Presidents - 1925 - 516 pages
...maintain the acts and proclamations by which the government, in its own defense has aimed a death-blow at this gigantic evil, we are in favor, furthermore,...prohibit the existence of slavery within the limits of the jurisdiction of the United States. When Congress convened in 1864, after Lincoln's election,...
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...soldiers of men heretofore held in slavery," the platform also favors a constitutional amendment that shall "terminate and forever prohibit the existence of Slavery within the limits of the jurisdiction of the United States." The immense disparity between these two documents underscores...
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