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" One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the southern part of it. These slaves constituted a peculiar and powerful interest. All knew that this interest was somehow the cause of... "
The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ... - Page 645
by Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1865 - 808 pages
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The Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference

Margaret E. Wagner, Library of Congress - History - 2002 - 949 pages
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The Battle of Gettysburg

Franklin Aretas Haskell - History - 2002 - 124 pages
...parties deprecated war; but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish....this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war; while the Government claimed no right to do more than to restrict...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Political Science - 2003 - 477 pages
...parties deprecated war, but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish,...this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union even by war, while the Government claimed no right to do more than to restrict...
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The Ashes That Still Remain

Thomas Koys - Abortion - 2002 - 211 pages
...parties deprecated war, but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish,...this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war; while the Government claimed no right to do more than to restrict...
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English Literature and Composition

Rozakis, Arco Publishing - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 288 pages
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This Fiery Trial: The Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2002 - 236 pages
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A History of Hope: When Americans Have Dared to Dream of a Better Future

James W. Fraser, NA NA - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 347 pages
...perish. And the war came." And at the war's end, he was quite clear just why it had come: One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed...this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war; while the govermnent claimed no right to do more than to restrict...
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Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln - United States-Politics and government-1857-1861 - 1989 - 787 pages
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Chaim Perelman

Alan G. Gross, Ray D. Dearin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 166 pages
...moral universe, a universe in which the South's position on slavery merits condemnation: One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed...this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war; while the government claimed no right to do more than restrict the...
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Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural

Ronald Cedric White - History - 2002 - 254 pages
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