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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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Thaddeus Stevens: Nineteenth-century Egalitarian

Hans Louis Trefousse - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 312 pages
..."purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions" of the 1nsurgent states but "to defend and maintain the supremacy of...as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease," Stevens objected. Three days later, when the resolution did come to a vote, he abstained, proud...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson, Volume 13

Andrew Johnson, Paul H. Bergeron - Biography & Autobiography - 1967 - 768 pages
...subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of the States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of...States unimpaired, and that as soon as these objects should be accomplished the war ought to cease; and Whereas the President of the United States, on the...
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A People Set Apart: Scotch-Irish in Eastern Ohio : from the Forks of the ...

Lorle Porter - History - 1998 - 968 pages
...war was NOT "overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of the [seceded] States. ..but to defend and maintain the supremacy...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired." 1862 February 6-16 Forts Henry and Donelson taken by US Grant's troops. Confederacy driven from Kentucky...
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Reconstructing Reconstruction: The Supreme Court and the Production of ...

Pamela Brandwein - History - 1999 - 272 pages
...upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or...and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and all laws made in pursuance thereof, and to preserve the Union with all the dignity, equality and rights...
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Southern Unionist Pamphlets and the Civil War

Jon L. Wakelyn - History - 1999 - 392 pages
...upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or...and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and all laws made in pursuance thereof, and to preserve the Union, with all the dignity, equality, and...
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When the Yankees Came: Conflict and Chaos in the Occupied South, 1861-1865

Stephen V. Ash - History - 1999 - 309 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 the Constitution and to preserve the Union, ... as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease." These last twelve words reflected...
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Lincoln of Kentucky

Lowell Harrison - History - 2000 - 305 pages
...on their part in any spirit of oppression, or for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, or purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or...as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease. A few days later Sen. Andrew Johnson of Tennessee introduced an almost identical resolution...
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A Fire-eater Remembers: The Confederate Memoir of Robert Barnwell Rhett

Robert Barnwell Rhett - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 152 pages
...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...equality and rights of the several States unimpaired; that as soon as these objects are accomplished the War ought to cease. Here clearly was presented to...
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African Americans in the Reconstruction Era

Chunchang Gao - History - 2000 - 314 pages
...overtbrowing or interfering with the established institution of those states. but to maintain the stales unimpaired: and that as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease." 48 To promote liberty and equality. however. had obviously become the practical aim of the...
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...overthrowing or interfering with the established institutions of those States, but to maintain the States unimpaired; and that as soon as these objects are accomplished the war should cease." Fearful of alienating the slave states that remained in the Union — Delaware, Kentucky,...
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