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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 Future of the North-West in Connection with the Scheme of Reconstruction ...

Robert Dale Owen - Slavery - 1863 - 15 pages
...ultimate extinction" heresy, too, was shared by these men, as Mr. Stephens thus reminds us: "Slavery was an evil they knew not well how to deal with ;...Providence, the institution would be evanescent, and pass away."'f Reconstruct the Union without New England, and no man who shares these revolutionary sentiments,...
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Freedom and War: Discourses on Topics Suggested by the Times

Henry Ward Beecher - Secession - 1863 - 445 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,...in principle, socially, morally, and politically." I thank him for that testimony. " It was an evil they knew not well how to deal with ; but the general...
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Freedom and War: Discourses on Topics Suggested by the Times

Henry Ward Beecher - Secession - 1863 - 445 pages
...stands, may be doubted. The prevailing ideas enterlained by him, and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...in principle, socially, morally, and politically." 4 I thank him for that testimony. 8* L " It was an evil they knew not well how to deal with ; but the...
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The History of the Civil War in America: Comprising a Full and ..., Volume 1

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - United States - 1863
...March, 1861 : " The prevailing ideas entertained by Jefferson, and most of the leading statesmen, at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...in principle, socially, morally, and politically. Those ideas were, however, fundamentally MTong. Our new government is founded on exactly the opposite...
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The Future of the North-west in Connection with the Scheme of Reconstruction ...

Robert Dale Owen - United States - 1863 - 15 pages
...confession : " The prevailing ideas entertained by Jeiferson and most of the leading statesmen, at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...in principle, socially, morally; and politically." The " ultimate extinction" heresy, too, was shared by these men, ae Mr. Stephens thus reminds us: "Slavery...
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Freedom and war, discourses

Henry Ward Beecher - 1863
...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,...the African was in violation of the laws of nature ; tliat it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, and politically." I thank him for that testimony....
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...stand?, may be donhted. The prevailing ideas entertained by Lim 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 laws of natare; that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, and politically. It was an evil they knew...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 22

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1863
...entertained by him and moat of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old (Federal) Constitution were, that the enslavement of the African...the laws of nature; that it was wrong in principle, tocially, morally, and politically. Those ideas, however, were fundamentally wrong. They rested upon...
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AN HISTORICAL RESEARCH

GEORGE LIVERMORE - 1863
...stands, may be doubted. The prevailing ideas entertained oy 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 Alex. H. laws of nature ; that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, and politically. It was...
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The Bible Christian magazine, a continuation of the Arminian magazine

Bible Christians - 1863
...entertained at the forma* tion of tlio old Constitution 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 Joundtd on exactly opposite ideas ; its foundations are laid, its corner-stone...
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