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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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Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States: 1866, Part 1

United States. Department of State - United States - 1867
...as it was significant, that the war was not " waged, upon our part, in any spirit of oppression, nur for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose...interfering with the rights or established institutions of those Suites, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and all laws made in pursuance...
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Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law

Economics - 1896
...22, was carried, there being only two dissenting voices.1 It declared the sense of the House to be that' " this war is not waged upon our part in any...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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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 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 waged, on our part, in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose...
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The Papers: 1822-1851. 1, Volume 5; Volume 18611862

Andrew Johnson - 1967
...they, at the same time, with almost absolute unanimity declared "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 these States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union...
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Laws of the State of Indiana

Indiana - Session laws - 1861
...and patriotic purpose of waging this war, not in any spirit of conquest or subjugation, nor for the purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of any of the States, but to maintain and defend the supremacy of the Constitution, and to preserve the...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson: 1862-1864

Andrew Johnson, LeRoy P. Graf - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 892 pages
...resolutions passed almost unanimously by Congress in July 1 86 1 — which says the "war is not waged" in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of...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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Black Southerners, 1619-1869

John B. Boles - Social Science
...Congress on July 22 by the Crittenden resolution, which declared that the war was not being waged for the purpose "of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions" of the seceded states. On August 6, however, Congress passed the first Confiscation Act, which gave the...
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The Sword of the Union: Federal Objectives and Strategies During the ...

Howard M. Hensel - United States - 1989 - 321 pages
...respectively, overwhelming passed the resolution offered by John J. Crittenden of Kentucky which stated, . . . that this war is not waged, upon our part, in any spirit of oppression, not for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the...
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Dilemmas of Presidential Leadership: From Washington Through Lincoln

Richard Ellis, Aaron B. Wildavsky - Political Science - 1989 - 546 pages
...Senate passed near-unanimous resolutions stating that "this war is not waged upon our part ... for any purpose ... of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of ... southern States."" Restoration of the Union, not emancipation of slaves, clearly and unmistakably...
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The Struggle for Equality: Abolitionists and the Negro in the Civil War and ...

James M. McPherson, James M.. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - History - 1964 - 474 pages
...the Crittenden and Johnson resolutions stating that "this war is not waged upon our part ... for any purpose ... of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of ... southern States" plunged the abolitionists into deeper gloom.41 Little public attention was focused...
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