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" I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ... - Page 191
by Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 pages
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Henry R Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies Allen C Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...The moment Lincoln suggested that slavery was in any fashion negotiable — the moment he declared that "what I do about slavery, and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and ... I shall do less whenever I shall believe what I am doing hurts the cause, and I...
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Citizen Lincoln

Ward McAfee - History - 2004 - 229 pages
...to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it.... What I do about slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save this Union."54 On the eve of his Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln wanted Democrats supporting the war...
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Cracking the AP U. S. History, 2004-2005

Tom Meltzer, Jean Hofheimer Bennett - Study Aids - 2004 - 368 pages
...dangers of a party system. 11. "If I could save the Union by freeing all the slaves, I would do it. . . What I do about slavery, and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union." The above statement was made by which of the following people? (A) Horace Greeley (B) Abraham...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 pages
...save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about slavery, and the colored race, 1 do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe...
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History of the Underground Railroad: In Chester and the Neighboring Counties ...

R. C. Smedley - History - 2005 - 480 pages
...Slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not to save or destroy Slavery. If I could save the Union...colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union, and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would save the Union. I shall...
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Blooding the Regiment: An Account of the 22d Wisconsin's Long and Difficult ...

Richard H. Groves - History - 2005 - 384 pages
...freeing all the slaves, I would do it — and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving others slaves, I would also do that. What I do about slavery and...what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it helps to save the Union. I shall do less whenever I shall believe what I am doing hurts the cause;...
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Lincoln's Wrath: Fierce Mobs, Brilliant Scoundrels and a President's Mission ...

Jeffrey Manber, Neil Dahlstrom - History - 2006 - 368 pages
...save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. What I do about...colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the Union....
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Pragmatism: Critical Concepts in Philosophy, Volume 2

Russell B. Goodman - Pragmatism - 2005 - 382 pages
...save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about...colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the Union....
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The Life of John Marshall, Volume 4

Albert Jeremiah Beveridge - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 704 pages
...Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about...colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union." l Pickering, the incessant, in one of his many and voluminous letters to Marshall which...
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China's Peaceful Rise: Speeches of Zheng Bijian 1997-2005

Bijian Zheng - Political Science - 2006 - 88 pages
...save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. What I do about...colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the Union....
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