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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 Civil War in America, Volume 1

Walter Gaston Shotwell - United States - 1923
...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...in principle, socially, morally and politically.' But Stephens added with some emphasis, ' Those ideas, however, were fundamentally wrong. They rested...
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The Civil War in America, Volume 1

Walter Gaston Shotwell - United States - 1923
...was right. . . . The prevailing ideas entertained by Jefferson 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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11

American literature - 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 laws of Nature, that it was wrong in principle, so. cially, morally, and politically. It was an evil they knew not well how to deal with ; but the...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...were, thai the enslatement of the African was in violation of the laws of nature ; that it was vrtmff in principle, socially, morally, and politically....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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President Lincoln's Attitude Towards Slavery and Emancipation: With a Review ...

Henry Watson Wilbur - History - 1914 - 220 pages
...admitted that "the prevailing ideas entertained" by Thomas Jefferson 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 "The game, p. 337. laws of nature; that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally and politically."...
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Changing Course: Civil Rights at the Crossroads

Clint Bolick - Social Science - 1988 - 152 pages
...principles of civil rights: The prevailing ideas entertained by ... most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...in principle, socially, morally, and politically. ... Those ideas were fundamentally wrong. They rested upon the assumption of the equality of the races,...
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The Spirit of the Constitution: Five Conversations

Robert A. Goldwin, Robert A. Licht - History - 1990 - 98 pages
...of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution [which is to say our Constitution], were that the enslavement of the African...Providence, the institution would be evanescent and pass away. . . . Those ideas, however, were fundamentally wrong. They rested upon the assumption of the...
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Masters and Lords: Mid-19th-Century U.S. Planters and Prussian Junkers

Shearer Davis Bowman - History - 1993 - 384 pages
...ideas entertained by him and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old (US) constitution, were that the enslavement of the African was in violation of the laws of nature; and that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, and politically." The new Confederate government,...
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Southern Pamphlets on Secession, November 1860-April 1861

Jon L. Wakelyn - History - 1996 - 418 pages
...stands, may be doubted. The prevailing ideas entertained hy him and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution were, that the enslavement of the African ISMS in violation, of the laws of nature; that it was wrong in principle, socially, morally and politically....
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Abraham Lincoln Deals with Foreign Affairs: A Diplomat in Carpet Slippers

Jay Monaghan - History - 1997 - 505 pages
...the next to highest authority. The extract said in part : "The prevailing ideas entertained ... at the time of the formation of the old Constitution,...in principle, socially, morally, and politically. . . . "Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite idea ; its foundations are laid, its...
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