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" Seven years ago these men were raising corn and cotton under the whip of the overseer. To-day they are raising points of order and questions of privilege. "
The Sequel of Appomattox: A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States - Page 232
by Walter Lynwood Fleming - 1919 - 322 pages
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850, Volume 7

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1906
...forget that there is something very real to this uncouth and untutored multitude. . . . Seven [eight] years ago these men were raising corn and cotton under...points of order and questions of privilege." They think that they can do one as well as the other and they prefer the work of legislation to work in...
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Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social ..., Volume 2

Walter Lynwood Fleming - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1907
...to recognize and respect. . . They have an earnest purpose, born of conviction that their conditions are not fully assured, which lends a sort of dignity...evidence of an accomplished result. It means escape and defence from old oppressors. It means liberty. It means the destruction of prison walls only too real...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the Final ...

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1912
...forget that there is something very real to this uncouth and untutored multitude. . . . Seven [eight] years ago these men were raising corn and cotton under...points of order and questions of privilege." They think that they can do one as well as the other and they 1 Pike, p. 16. CH. XLII.] SOUTH CAROLINA LEGISLATURE...
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Reconstruction and Union, 1865-1912

Paul Leland Haworth - Reconstruction - 1912 - 255 pages
...and hid the absence of linen. Heavy brogans and short torn trousers it was impossible to hide. . . . Seven years ago these men were raising corn and cotton...raising points of order and questions of privilege." Radical Northerners may have seen poetic justice in the situation just described, but the overturn...
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W. E. B. Du Bois, 1919-1963: The Fight for Equality and the American Century

David Levering Lewis - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 715 pages
...seats, Pike provided generations of Reconstruction detractors with an irresistable quip, writing that "seven years ago these men were raising corn and cotton under the whip of an overseer. Today they are raising points of order and questions of privilege." While "sambo" (Pike's...
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