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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 Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

John Syrett - History - 2005 - 282 pages
...resolutions held that the war would not be waged for "any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired." Those who used them as a bar against confiscation ignored the fact that the resolutions did not specifically...
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The Civil War and the Constitution 1859-1865, Vol. 2, Volume 2

John W. Burgess - History - 2005 - 384 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...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired ; that as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to oease." At the very time, however,...
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The Union on Trial: The Political Journals of Judge William Barclay Napton ...

William Barclay Napton - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 631 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." [June] 9. Gov. Brown determines...
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Race to the Frontier: "White Flight" and Westward Expansion

John Van Houten Dippel - History - 2005 - 337 pages
...overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of those States [italics added], but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...equality and rights of the several States unimpaired . . ."l President Lincoln reaffirmed this rationale with rhetorical flourish just over a year later,...
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The Abolitionist Movement

Claudine L. Ferrell - History - 2006 - 210 pages
...was a "white man's fight, with which niggers had nothing to do."64 According to Congress it was a war "to preserve the union, with all the dignity, equality and rights of the several states unimpaired."6' These were undoubtedly discouraging perspectives. Also discouraging were Lincoln's pledges...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...purpose of "overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions" of any state, but "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired."11 In other words, slavery was not to be molested in any of the states that permitted it,...
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...conquest, or for interfering with the rights, or established institutions of these States [the Confederate states], but to defend, and maintain the supremacy...Constitution, and to preserve the Union, with all the dignity and rights of the several States unimpaired. ^ This resolution is particularly meaningful when you...
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"Behind Bayonets": The Civil War in Northern Ohio

David Dirck Van Tassel, John Vacha - History - 2006 - 125 pages
...any purpose of conquest or subjugation, or purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights of established institutions of those States, but to defend...supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union." This declaration, known as the Crittenden Resolution, after its sponsor, Representative John J. Crittenden...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 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...Constitution, and to preserve the Union, with all the dignities, equality and rights of the several States unimpaired ; and that as soon as these objects...
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