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" Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void : it being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 162
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - History - 2004 - 576 pages
...States and Territories, as recognized by the legislation of eighteen hundred and fifty ... it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their own domestic institutions in their own...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Jim F. Watts, Fred L. Israel, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...govern, to the settlement of the question of domestic slavery in the Territories! Congress is neither "to legislate slavery into any Territory or State nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regain their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Student's Guide to Landmark Congressional Laws on Civil Rights

Marcus D. Pohlmann, Linda Vallar Whisenhunt - Political Science - 2002 - 284 pages
...fifty, commonly called the Compromise Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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The Hanging of Old Brown: A Story of Slaves, Statesmen, and Redemption

Gregory Toledo - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 276 pages
...the act in these words," said the Little Giant in defense of his Kansas-Nebraska Act, "it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any State or Territory, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave to the people thereof perfectly free...
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 256 pages
...fifty, commonly called the Compromise Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude 'i / *t ' t i'f • rt rfffft fjfjtt >4 ftf fffrfj ty .'' '* , "ri '*' 'tiff tintr/,l,/,fft4f .irrr...
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Anti-slav Political Writings, 1833-1860

C. Bradley Thompson - Abolitionists - 2015
...argument was incorporated into the Nebraska bill itself, in the language which follows: "It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or state, nor to exclude it therefrom; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Peacekeeping on the Plains: Army Operations in Bleeding Kansas

Tony R. Mullis - History - 2004 - 278 pages
...compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of the act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger Milton Barrus, John H. Eastby, Joseph H. Lane, Jr., David E. Marion, James F. Pontuso - History - 2004 - 162 pages
...and Territories" established in the Compromise of 1850. The "true intent and meaning" of the bill was "not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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John Elliot Cairnes: Collected Works, Volume 2

John Elliott Cairnes - Business & Economics - 2004 - 464 pages
...should be determined. The principle is thus described in the words of the act : — " It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any state or territory, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to...
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Prestatehood Legal Materials: A Fifty-State Research Guide ..., Volume 2

Michael G. Chiorazzi, Marguerite Most - Law - 2005 - 1500 pages
...sovereignty, the act notes that the Compromise Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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