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" One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it. These slaves constituted a peculiar and powerful interest. All knew that this interest was somehow the cause of... "
Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services - Page 193
by Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1865 - 216 pages
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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1890 - 506 pages
...war came. One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves. These slaves constituted a peculiar powerful interest. All knew that this interest was somehow the cause of the war. To strengthen and perpetuate and extend this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union...
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The Debate On the American Civil War Era

Hugh Tulloch - History - 1999 - 255 pages
...of the whole population was colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it. These slaves constituted...knew that this interest was somehow the cause of the war.'4 Notes 1 Lincoln quoted in Richard Hofstadter, Great Issues in American History, II, / 865- W7...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it. These slaves constituted...powerful interest. All knew that this interest was somebow the cause of the war. To strengthen, perpetuate, and extend this interest was the object for...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Fred L. Israel, Jim F. Watts, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the southem part of it. These slaves constituted a peculiar and...object for which the insurgents would rend the Union even by war, while the Government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement...
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Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-government

Lucas E. Morel - History - 2000 - 251 pages
...of it" in the minds of the American people. He now presents the crux of the Civil War controversy: These slaves constituted a peculiar and powerful interest....object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war; while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement...
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America and Guerrilla Warfare

Anthony James Joes - History
...slavery of the Negro race." Lincoln said in his second Inaugural address: "Slavery constituted the peculiar and powerful interest. All knew that this...object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war." And RMT Hunter of Virginia, Confederate secretary of state and former Speaker of the...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the southern part of it. These slaves constituted...All knew that this interest was somehow the cause of war. To strengthen, perpetuate, and extend this interest was the object for which the insurgents would...
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Lincoln the President: Last Full Measure

James Garfield Randall, Richard Nelson Current - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 421 pages
...he elaborated upon the basic issue by speaking of the "peculiar and powerful interest" of slavery. "All knew that this interest was, somehow, the cause of the war." He proceeded to describe the sufferings of the people, both North and South, as divine punishment for...
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Critical Issues in American Religious History: A Reader

Robert R. Mathisen - History - 2001 - 659 pages
...of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it. These slaves constituted...object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war; while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement...
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The German-American Encounter: Conflict and Cooperation Between Two Cultures ...

Frank Trommler, Elliott Shore - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...what generations of American historians from the Civil War to the 1950s downplayed when he said: "... slaves constituted a peculiar and powerful interest....All knew that this interest was somehow the cause of war."10 But Lincoln did not stop here. He hoped and prayed "that this mighty scourge of war may speedily...
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