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" Congress, banishing all feeling of mere passion or resentment, will recollect only its duty to the whole country; that this war is not waged, upon our part, in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest, or subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing... "
A Source History of the United States: From Discovery (1492) to End of ... - Page 450
by Howard Walter Caldwell, Clark Edmund Persinger - 1909 - 484 pages
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson, Volume 13

Andrew Johnson, Paul H. Bergeron - Biography & Autobiography - 1967 - 768 pages
...unanimity, solemnly declared that the war then existing was not waged on the part of the Government in any spirit of oppression nor for any purpose of...interfering with the rights or established institutions of the States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union,...
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Thaddeus Stevens: Nineteenth-century Egalitarian

Hans Louis Trefousse - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 312 pages
...Crirtenden, on July 19, sought to introduce his resolution declaring that the war was not being waged for any "purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions" of the 1nsurgent states but "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve...
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Reconstructing Reconstruction: The Supreme Court and the Production of ...

Pamela Brandwein - History - 1999 - 272 pages
...Crittenden Resolution. This joint resolution45 reflected a unionist stance: "[T]his war is not prosecuted upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for...interfering with the rights or established institutions of those States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and all laws made in pursuance...
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When the Yankees Came: Conflict and Chaos in the Occupied South, 1861-1865

Stephen V. Ash - History - 1999 - 309 pages
...Resolution ofJuly 1861, passed with hardly a dissenting vote, which declared "that this war is not waged, on our part, in any spirit of oppression, nor for any...interfering with the rights or established institutions of these States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union,...
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Southern Unionist Pamphlets and the Civil War

Jon L. Wakelyn - History - 1999 - 392 pages
...capital; that in this national emergency Congress, banishing all feeling of mere passion or resentment, will recollect only its duty to the whole country; that this war is not prosecuted upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation,...
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A Fire-eater Remembers: The Confederate Memoir of Robert Barnwell Rhett

Robert Barnwell Rhett - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 152 pages
...Resolved that in this national emergency Congress, banishing all feeling of mere passion or resentment, will recollect only its duty to the whole country;...nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation; nor for the purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of those...
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We the People, Volume 2: Transformations

Bruce Ackerman - History - 2000 - 528 pages
...both House and Senate endorsed the Crittenden-Johnson resolution: "That this war is not waged on their part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose...interfering with the rights or established institutions of those States [in revolt] , but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution, and to preserve...
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Lincoln of Kentucky

Lowell Harrison - History - 2000 - 305 pages
...that in this national emergency, Congress — banishing all feeling of mere passion or resentment — will recollect only its duty to the whole country; that this war is not waged on their part in any spirit of oppression, or for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, or purpose...
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Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline ...

John V. Denson - Executive power - 2001 - 791 pages
...resolution, soon passed by the Senate, which explained Northern war aims: This war is not prosecuted upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor for the purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of those...
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The Battle of Gettysburg

Franklin Aretas Haskell - History - 2002 - 124 pages
...capitol; that in this national emergency Congress, banishing all feelings of mere passion or resentment, will recollect only its duty to the whole country;...interfering with the rights or established institutions of those States; but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union,...
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