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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,... "
LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN - Page 105
by FRANK CROSBY - 1865
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THE REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES; OR, THE WAR OF 1861

1862
...of the Constitution, was that the enslavement of the African was in violation of the laws of nature. It was an evil they knew not well how to deal with;...Providence, the institution would be evanescent, and pass away. Much has been said and written, by the extremists of the abolition party, which has served to...
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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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SOUTHERN HATRED OF THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, THE PEOPLE OF THE NORTH, AND ...

1862
...stands, mdy be doubted. 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 race was in violation of the laws of nature; that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, and...
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Cause and Probable Results of the Civil War in America: Facts for the People ...

William Taylor - United States - 1862 - 30 pages
...entertained at the formation of the old Constitution were, that the enslavement of the African race was a violation of the laws of nature — that it was wrong 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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Journal of the Missouri State Convention

Constitutions - 1863 - 70 pages
...Jefferson by name — "The prevailing ideas entertained by him and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...Providence, the institution would be evanescent and pass away. This idea, though not incorporated in the Constitution, was the prevailing idea at the time....
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