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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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The Fifth Reader

Martha Adelaide Holton, Charles Madison Curry - Readers - 1914 - 308 pages
...rights [named] in the Declaration of Independence ... I agree with 225 Judge Douglas, he [the negro] is not my equal in many respects — certainly not in color, perhaps not in moral or intellectual endowments. But, in the right to eat the bread, without the leave of anybody else, 230 which his own...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Lawyer-statesman

John Thomas Richards - Lawyers - 1916 - 312 pages
...happiness. I hold that he is as much entitled to these as the white man. I agree with Judge Douglas that he is not my equal in many respects — certainly...endowment. But in the right to eat the bread, without leave of anybody else, which his own hand earns, he is my equal and the equal of Judge Douglas and...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Lawyer-statesman

John Thomas Richards - Lawyers - 1916 - 314 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, the Lawyer-statesman

John Thomas Richards - Lawyers - 1916 - 314 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 as a Man of Letters

Luther Emerson Robinson - 1918 - 376 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 moral'and intellectual endowments. But in the right to eat bread, without leave of anybody else, which...
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Secession and Constitutional Liberty: In which is Shown the Right ..., Volume 2

Bunford Samuel - Constitutional law - 1920 - 448 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...agree with Judge Douglas he is not my equal in many respects—certainly not in color, perhaps not in moral or intellectual endowment. But in the right...
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The Making of Our Country: A History of the United States for Schools

Smith Burnham - United States - 1920 - 730 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 that he is not my equal in color, perhaps not in moral or intellectual endowments. But in the right to eat the...
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A Beginner's History

William Harrison Mace - United States - 1921 - 530 pages
...natural rights [named] in the Declaration of Independence ... I agree with Judge Douglas, he [the negro] is not my equal in many respects — certainly not in color, perhaps not in moral or intellectual endowments. But, in the right to eat the bread, without the leave of anybody else, which his own hand...
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Proposal & Ratification of Amendments to the Constitution of the U.S ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1923 - 98 pages
...not entitled to all the natural lights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence — the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold...he is as much entitled to these as the white man. " Again and upon a subsequent occasion, referring to the same subject in a public ipeech. he said:...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Universal Man

Clark Prescott Bissett - Presidents - 1923 - 264 pages
...proposed a social equality of the races. "I agree with Judge Douglas," he said, "that he (the Negro) is not my equal in many respects — certainly not in color, perhaps not in moral and intellectual endowments. But in the right to eat the bread, without leave of anybody else, which...
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