The Ills of the South: Or, Related Causes Hostile to the General Prosperity of the Southern People

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1894 - African Americans - 277 pages

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Page 229 - I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people, and I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races...
Page 229 - Nothing is more certainly written in the book of fate, than that these people are to be free ; nor is it less certain that the two races, equally free, cannot live in the same government.
Page 257 - In carrying out this plan, the myths, with which the history of all lands begins, will not be overlooked, though these will be carefully distinguished from the actual history, so far as the labors of the accepted historical authorities have resulted in definite conclusions. The subjects of the different volumes have been planned to cover connecting and, as far as possible, consecutive epochs or periods, so that the set when completed will present in a comprehensive narrative the chief events in the...
Page 229 - ... I am not, nor ever have been in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality...
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