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" I hold that, notwithstanding all this, there is no reason in the world why the negro is not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence — the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold that he is... "
Great Debates in American History: State rights (1798-1861); slavery (1858-1861) - Page 128
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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 4

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1905 - 432 pages
...not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence — the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...these as the white man. I agree with Judge Douglas that he is not my equal in many respects, certainly not in color — perhaps not in intellectual and...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: The Lincoln-Douglas debates, II

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1905 - 350 pages
...negro is not entitled to all the rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence, — the right of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...these as the white man. I agree with Judge Douglas that he is not my equal in many respects, certainly not in color, perhaps not in intellectual and moral...
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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1906, Volume 5

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1906 - 536 pages
...not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence — the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...the leave of anybody else, which his own hand earns, ing opposed our soldiers who were fighting in the Mexican War. The judge did not make his charge very...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: 1858-1862

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1906 - 650 pages
...entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence, — the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...not in color, perhaps not in moral or intellectual endowments. But in the right to eat the bread, without leave of anybody else, which his own hand earns,...
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Five American Politicians: A Study in the Evolution of American Politics. I ...

Samuel Peter Orth - United States - 1906 - 468 pages
...entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence, — the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...many respects, certainly not in color, perhaps not in morals or intellectual endowments ; but in the right to eat the bread without the leave of anybody...
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The History of Nations, Volume 24

Henry Cabot Lodge - World history - 1906 - 756 pages
...not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence — the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...these as the white man. I agree with Judge Douglas that he is not my equal in many respects. Certainly not in color, perhaps not in moral or intellectual...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time: His Cause, His Character ..., Volume 2

Robert Henry Browne - United States - 1907 - 744 pages
...not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence: the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...respects — certainly not in color, perhaps not in morals or intellectual endowment — but in the right to eat the bread, without the leave of anybody...
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Speeches and debates, 1858-1859

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1907 - 440 pages
...not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence — the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...these as the white man. I agree with Judge Douglas that he is not my equal in many respects, certainly not in color — perhaps not in intellectual and...
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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and debates, 1858-1859

Abraham Lincoln - 1907 - 318 pages
...not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence — the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...these as the white man. I agree with Judge Douglas that he is not my equal in many respects, certainly not in color — perhaps not in intellectual and...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1907 - 738 pages
...entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence — the right to hie, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold that...these as the white man. I agree with Judge Douglas that he is not my equal in many respects, certainly not in color — perhaps not in intellectual and...
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