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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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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events: Embracing ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1867
...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 were, that the enslavement of the African was in violatioa of the laws of nature; that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, and politically....
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868
...principle, sotiaDy, morally, and politically. It was an evil tiey knew not well how to deal with ; but tis general opinion of the men of that day was, that,...of Providence, the institution would be evanescent a'i I piss away. This idea, though not incorp >rated in the Constitution, was the prevailing idea at...
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New Jersey and the Rebellion: A History of the Service of the Troops and ...

John Young Foster - New Jersey - 1868 - 872 pages
...entertained by him and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitntion were, that the enslavement of the African was in violation of the laws of nature; that it was wrong in prineiple — soeially, morally, and politically. It was an evil they knew not how to deal with : bnt...
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Lays of lowly life, Volume 2

Ruth Wills - 1868
...entertained nt the formation of tlie 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, politically. Our new government is founded on exactly opposite ideas ; its foundations are laid, its...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 38

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1863
...entertained at 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, politically. Our now Government is founded on exactly opposite ideas : its foundations are laid, its...
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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 33

Charles Hodge - 1861
..."the proper status of the negro in our form of civilization." He says that the prevailing ideas at the time of the formation of the old constitution...morally, and politically. It was an evil they knew not how to deal with, but the general opinion was that, somehow or other, in the order of Providence, the...
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Biographies of Two Hundred and Fifty Distinguished National Men

Horatio Bateman - United States - 1871
...Jefferson and most of the leading statesmen, at the time of tie formation of the Constitution, was that the enslavement of the African was in violation...in principle — socially, morally, and politically wrong; that it would, in the order of Providence, boon pass away. "But," said Mr. Stephens, " these...
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History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut: From the First Indian ..., Volume 2

William Cothren - Bethlehem (Conn. : Town) - 1872
...March, 1861 : — "The prevailing ideas entertained by Jefferson, and most of the loading Statesmen, at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...in principle, socially, morally, and politically. Those ideas were, however, fundamentally wrong. Our new government is founded on exactly the opposite...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 7

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1873
...prevailing idea of most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution that the enslavement of the African was in violation...in principle, socially, morally, and politically," he denounces this idea as " fundamentally wrong," and proclaims the new government "founded upon exactly...
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Political Essays

John Elliott Cairnes - Colonies - 1873 - 350 pages
...formation of the old Constitution," says Mr. Stephens, " were that the enslavement of the African race was in violation of the laws of nature ; that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, politically. Our new government is founded on exactly opposite ideas ; its foundations are laid, its...
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