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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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Why I Am a Republican: A History of the Republican Party, a Defense of Its ...

George Sewall Boutwell - Presidential candidates - 1884 - 195 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 restrict territorial...
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Representative American Orations to Illustrate American Political ..., Volume 3

Alexander Johnston - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1884
...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...this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union by war, while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...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...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 even...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...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...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 even...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln

Charles Maltby - Presidents - 1884 - 318 pages
...One-eighth of the whole were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but located in the southern part of it. These slaves constituted...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 Harvard Monthly, Volumes 33-34

College students' writings, American - 1902
...intemperate speech seems as great as Simmer's. Of slavery itself, in almost his last words, he spoke thus "Oneeighth of the whole population were colored slaves,...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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Half-hours with the Best American Authors, Volume 2

American literature - 1886
...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 by war, while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 810 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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Patriotic Eloquence: Being Selections from One Hundred Years of National ...

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - Readers - 1866 - 334 pages
...parties deprecated war ; but one of them would make war rather than let thp nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish:...slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but located in the southern part of it. These slaves constituted a peculiar and powerful interest. All...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...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 by war, while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the...
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