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The Martyr's Monument: Being the Patriotism and Political Wisdom of Abraham ... - Page 279
by Abraham Lincoln - 1885 - 297 pages
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A Drill Book in the Elements of the English Language

Edward Conant - English language - 1887 - 156 pages
...and the other would accept \var rather than let it perfsn; and the war came. .' ^ ir (10) One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, bat located in the southern part of it. (11) These slaves constituted a peculiar and powerful interest....
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A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - American literature - 1888
...them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish, and the war came. One-eighth of the whole...object for which the insurgents would rend the Union by war, while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish, and the war came. One-eighth of the whole...object for which the insurgents would rend the Union by war, while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...them would make war rather than let the Nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish ; and the war came. One-eighth of the whole...object for which the insurgents would rend the Union by war, while the Government claimed no right to more than restrict the territorial enlargement of...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Nation's Leader in the Great Struggle Through which was ...

Noah Brooks - 1888 - 467 pages
...nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish; and the war came. One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed...object for which the insurgents would rend the Union by war, while the Government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement...
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Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson

William O. Stoddard - 1888 - 357 pages
...and Ihe war came. " One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed equally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part...interest was somehow the cause of the war. To strengthen, extend, and perpetuate this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union,...
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Great Words from Great Americans: The Declaration of Independence, the ...

Paul Leicester Ford - United States - 1889 - 207 pages
...nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish, and the war came. One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed...object for which the insurgents would rend the Union by war, while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement...
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Harper's First [ -sixth] Reader, Book 5

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - Readers - 1889
...survive, and the other would accept war» rather than let it perish ; and the war came. One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed...this interest was somehow the cause of the war. To strength- 5 en, perpetuate, and extend this intepest was the object for which the insurgents would...
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Thomas Jefferson's Views on Public Education

John Cleaves Henderson - African Americans - 1890 - 387 pages
...opponent, General George B. McClellan. In his second inaugural address Abraham Lincoln sadly said : " One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves,...object for which the insurgents would rend the Union by war, while the Government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Issue 654, Volume 10

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...them would make war rather than let the nation survive; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came. One-eighth of the whole...Southern part of it. These slaves constituted a peculiar ft and powerful interest. | All knew that this interest was, 1 somehow, the cause of the war. To strengthen,...
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