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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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The Case of the United States, to be Laid Before the Tribunal of Arbitration ...

United States - Alabama claims - 1871 - 501 pages
...Mr. Stephens spoke with still more explicitness. He said2 the "foundations [of the new government] are laid. Its corner-stone rests upon the great truth...subordination to the superior race — is his natural and moral condition." i Applet oirs Annual C.vdopa'dia, 18i)1, puge 613. - Applotun's Annual Cyelopaedia,...
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History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut, from the First Indian Deed in 1659 ...

William Cothren - Bethlehem (Conn. : Town) - 1872
...ideas were, however, fundamentally wrong. Our new government is founded on exactly the opposite idea. Its foundations are laid, its corner-stone rests upon...subordination to the superior race, is his natural condition. Our Confederacy is founded upon principles in strict conformity with these lawSo This stone,...
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PAPERS RELATING TO THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON

1872
...•Mr. Stephens spoke with still more explicitness. He said l the " foundations [of the new government] are laid. Its corner-stone rests upon the great truth...subordination to the superior race — is his natural and moral condition." * Having th us formally declared that the contemplated limi tation [39] of the territory...
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TRIBUNAL OF ARBITRATION

1872
...Mr. Stephens spoke with still more explicitness. He said 1 the "foundations [of the new government] 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 moral condition." * Having thus formally...
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Political Essays

John Elliott Cairnes - Colonies - 1873 - 350 pages
...it was wrong in principle, socially, morally, politically. Our new government is founded on exactly opposite ideas ; its foundations are laid, its corner-stone...subordination to the superior race — is his natural and moral condition. This our government is the first in the history of the world based upon this great...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents ..., Volume 1, Part 2

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1873
...Mr. Stephens spoke with still more explicitness. He said * the "foundations [of the new government] are laid. Its corner-stone rests upon the great truth...that the negro is not equal to the white man ; that shivery — subordination to the superior race — is his natural and moral condition." •Having thus...
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Black Women Playwrights: Visions on the American Stage

Carol P. Marsh-Lockett, Lisa Marsh - Literary Collections - 1999 - 227 pages
...from Alexander H. Stephens, the Vice- President of the Confederacy: "Our new government is founded upon the great truth that the Negro is not equal to the white man — that slavery is his natural and normal condition" (7l4). While her epithet underscores that the Civil War as fought...
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A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865

Russell Frank Weigley - History - 2000 - 612 pages
...embarrassment when in a speech at Savannah on March 21 he said of the new Confederate States government that "its foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests,...subordination to the superior race, is his natural and moral condition."20 The embarrassment was simply such as is usually prompted by unvarnished plain-spoken...
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The Men of Secession and Civil War, 1859-1861

James L. Abrahamson - History - 2000 - 186 pages
...new government is founded . . . , its corner-stone rests, upon the great truth that the negro [sic] is not equal to the white man; that slavery — subordination...superior race — is his natural and normal condition. Alexander Stephens "Cornerstone" Speech Savannah, March 1861 CONTENTS Introduction xv Chronology xix...
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A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865

Russell Frank Weigley - History - 2000 - 612 pages
...government that "its foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests, upon the great truth that the negra is not equal to the white man; that slavery, subordination to the superior race, is his natural and moral condition"2' The embarrassment was simply such as is usually prompted by unvarnished plain-spoken...
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