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" Congress, banishing all feelings 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... "
LOGIC OF HISTORY FIVE HUNDRED POLITICAL TEXTS: BEING CONCENTRATED EXTRACT OF ... - Page 154
by S.D. CARPENTER - 1864
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The Secession and Reconstruction of Tennessee

James Walter Fertig - Reconstruction - 1898 - 108 pages
...the purpose of subjugation, nor for interfering with any rights or institutions of the states, but "to preserve the Union with all the dignity, equality and rights of the several states unimpaired." This resolution was adopted by the House without debate and with only two dissenting votes. It was...
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The Papers: 1822-1851. 1, Volume 5; Volume 18611862

Andrew Johnson - 1967
...subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of these States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of...as these objects are accomplished, the war ought to cease."3 In this spirit, and by such co-operation, has the President conducted this mighty contest,...
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The Politics of Union: Northern Politics During the Civil War

History - 1980 - 202 pages
...purpose of oppression, subjugation, or interference with slavery in the states. The war was being waged "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union. . . ." When these objects had been accomplished, "the war ought to cease." Only two members of the...
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Laws of the State of Indiana

Indiana - Session laws - 1861
...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 Union, with all its dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired. And we do assure them, that in...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson: 1862-1864

Andrew Johnson, LeRoy P. Graf - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 892 pages
...subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of these STATES, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of...equality, and rights of the several states unimpaired: — " But alas Gov — human nature is so frail. When the same Congress has turned right around in...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - History - 1988 - 904 pages
...overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of [the seceded] States" but only "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired."' Republicans would soon change their minds about this. But in July 1861 even radicals who hoped that...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 2003 - 952 pages
...overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of [the seceded] States" but only "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired."9 Republicans would soon change their minds about this. But in July 1861 even radicals...
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The Sword of the Union: Federal Objectives and Strategies During the ...

Howard M. Hensel - United States - 1989 - 321 pages
...subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of these States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired; that as soon as these objects are accomplished, the war ought to cease.6 The Lincoln Administration's...
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Conflict and Compromise: The Political Economy of Slavery, Emancipation and ...

Roger L. Ransom - Business & Economics - 1989 - 317 pages
...with the rights or established institutions" of the rebellious states. The government sought merely to "defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution,...dignity, equality, and rights of the several states unimpaired."60 In late August 1 86 1, General John C. Fremont, union commander in Missouri, issued...
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Drawn with the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 1996 - 272 pages
...rights or established institutions of the States" — in plain words, slavery — but intended only "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired."13 There were, to be sure, murmurings in the North against this soft-war approach, this...
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