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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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The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

David P. Currie - Law - 2007 - 344 pages
...1850, 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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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...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 slavery into any Territory or State, nor exclude it therefrom; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic...
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Victory of Law: The Fourteenth Amendment, the Civil War, and American ...

Deak Nabers - History - 2006 - 239 pages
...on the subject. The Kansas- Nebraska Act explicitly announced that its "true intent and meaning" 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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Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-president

Woodrow Wilson - History - 2006 - 429 pages
...in the matter of slavery. It was declared in the new bill to be the "true intent and meaning" of the Act, "not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it there from, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to regulate their domestic institutions...
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White House Studies Compendium, Volume 1

Robert W. Watson - History - 2007 - 528 pages
...like ours are involved." [39] In his acceptance letter, Buchanan upheld Pierce's position on Kansas: "Not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude if therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions...
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Exploring American History: From Colonial Times to 1877

Tom Lansford, Thomas E. Woods, Jr. - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 1232 pages
...the admission of Missouri into the Union, . . . 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 perjectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America

Allen C. Guelzo - History - 2008 - 383 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 Causes of the Civil War: The Political, Cultural, Economic and ...

Paul Calore - History - 2014 - 308 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 regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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