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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 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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We the People, Volume 2: Transformations

Bruce Ackerman - History - 2000 - 528 pages
...their part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing or 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 the Union...
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Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline ...

John V. Denson - Executive power - 2001 - 791 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...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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The Civil War and Reconstruction: A Student Companion

William L. Barney - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 368 pages
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The Birth of the Grand Old Party: The Republicans' First Generation

Robert F. Engs, Randall M. Miller, Randall Miller - History - 2002 - 202 pages
...part in any spirit of oppression, or lor any purpose of conquest or subiugation, nor for the purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or...as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease.1 Republicans owned great majorities in Congress, so the vote represented a cringingly practical...
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On the Road to Total War: The American Civil War and the German Wars of ...

Stig Förster, Jorg Nagler - History - 2002 - 720 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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The Battle of Gettysburg

Franklin Aretas Haskell - History - 2002 - 124 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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Dearborn Independent Magazine January 1927-May 1927

Henry Ford - Political Science - 2003 - 508 pages
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Sketches of Prominent Tennesseans: Containing Biographies and Records of ...

William S. Speer - Reference - 2010 - 587 pages
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

History - 2003 - 240 pages
...the House he now offered a resolution reassuring Southerners the war aimed not to overthrow slavery, "but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union." The House adopted the resolution, conforming to Lincoln's views, with only two nays. In the Senate...
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