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" Our new Government is founded upon exactly the opposite ideas; its foundations are laid, its corner-stone rests upon, the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery, subordination to the superior race, is his natural and normal... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ... - Page 105
by Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 pages
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Look Away!: A History of the Confederate States of America

William C. Davis - History - 2002 - 496 pages
...Southern Republic." A few days later he went even further in Savannah, asserting that the Confederacy's "foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests, upon...subordination to the superior race, is his natural and moral condition." 44 When reports of his speeches got back to Montgomery, Davis and other moderates...
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Racism: A Global Reader

Thomas Reilly - Social Science - 2003 - 400 pages
...nature, or by the curse against Canaan, is fitted for that condition which he occupies in our system. ... Its foundations are laid, its "cornerstone" rests...subordination to the superior race — is his natural or normal condition.2 Aversive racism is different from dominative racism, according to Kovel. Aversive...
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Southern Civil Religions in Conflict: Civil Rights and the Culture Wars

Andrew Michael Manis - Political Science - 2002 - 244 pages
...the "Old" Union, the Confederacy did not stand for the equality of the races. Rather, he continued: "Our new Government is founded upon exactly the opposite...upon the great truth that the Negro is not equal to 43 Danville Register and Bee, June 8, 1993; June 12, 1993. the white man, that slavery — subordination...
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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
...As Vice President Alexander Stephens had argued in 1861, the "corner-stone [of the new government] rests upon the great truth, that the Negro is not...to the superior race — is his natural and normal condition."8 Acknowledgment by the Confederacy that blacks could make credible soldiers would shake...
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Crucible of Power: A History of American Foreign Relations to 1913

Howard Jones - History - 2002 - 334 pages
...caused "the late rupture and present revolution." The Confederate government, he continued, rested "upon the great truth that the Negro is not equal...subordination to the superior race, is his natural and moral condition." When Lincoln declared that the war was to preserve the Union, Britons who favored...
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Coffins

Rodman Philbrick - Fiction - 2002 - 319 pages
...of our present revolution is the threat to the institution of slavery. Our new government is founded upon the great truth that the Negro is not equal to...subordination to the superior race, is his natural and moral condition.' " Lucy snapped the newspaper sharply upon her knees. "The words come from their own...
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Early Globalization and the Economic Development of the United States and Brazil

John DeWitt - Business & Economics - 2002 - 178 pages
...leadership, was providing support to the Confederate States of America, whose government was based "upon the great truth that the Negro is not equal...subordination to the superior race — is his natural and moral condition."21 Moral principles motivated British abolitionists. Economic and political interests...
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Letters to a Young Conservative

Dinesh D'Souza - Literary Collections - 2009 - 240 pages
...Stephens insisted that, by contrast, "Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite idea. Its foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests upon...truth that the Negro is not equal to the white man. Slavery — subordination to the superior race — is his natural and normal condition. This, our new...
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Black Union Soldiers in the Civil War

Hondon B. Hargrove - History - 2003 - 270 pages
...fundamentally wrong. They rested upon the assumption of the equality of the races. This was an error .... Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite...government, is the first, in the history of the world, based on this great physical and moral truth. This conclusion that the Negro was not equal was not unique...
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The American Creed: A Biography of the Declaration of Independence

Forrest Church - History - 2003 - 180 pages
...fundamentally wrong," Stephens proclaimed. "Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite idea; its foundations are laid; its corner-stone rests,...superior race, is his natural and normal condition." Stephens once had quoted Proverbs 25:11 to Abraham Lincoln — "A word fitly spoken is like apples...
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