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" 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... "
Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ... - Page 140
by Abraham Lincoln - 1860 - 268 pages
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The Character Factor: How We Judge America's Presidents

James P. Pfiffner - Political Science - 2003 - 224 pages
...ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold off1ce, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say...difference between the white and black races which I believe will for ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality....
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The Right to Vote: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

D. Grier Stephenson - Law - 2004 - 453 pages
...— that 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...this that there is a physical difference between the black and white races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of...
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American Racist: The Life and Films of Thomas Dixon

Anthony Slide - History - 2004 - 242 pages
...favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races. ... I will say in addition to this that there is a physical...difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality;...
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Linking Rings: William W. Durbin and the Magic and Mystery of America

James D. Robenalt - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 315 pages
...difference between the white and black races," he said that day in 1858, "which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality."46 The mixed theme Harding expressed in Birmingham — political and economic equality but...
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The African Presence in Black America

Jacob U. Gordon - Social Science - 2004 - 409 pages
...place of Black folk when he stated in his commentary during his debate with Stephen A. Douglas in 1858. There is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality....
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Shapers of the Great Debate on the Civil War: A Biographical Dictionary

Dan Monroe, Bruce Tap - History - 2005 - 405 pages
...that 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...difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality....
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To Make Our World Anew: Volume I: A History of African Americans to 1880

Robin D. G. Kelley, Earl Lewis - Social Science - 2005 - 320 pages
...Since, he said, there was a "physical difference between the white and black races which . . . will for ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality," Lincoln went on record as favoring whites over blacks. "There must be," he said during his campaign...
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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - History - 2006 - 1044 pages
...to explaining that he opposed equal rights for free blacks, and that physical differences "will for ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality." Likewise, when Douglas alleged that Lincoln's "House Divided" statements were just a cover for his...
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Mulattas and Mestizas: Representing Mixed Identities in the Americas, 1850-2000

Suzanne Bost - History - 2005 - 268 pages
...essential inferiority (even animality) of the emancipated slaves. As Dixon's Abraham Lincoln explains, "There is a physical difference between the white and black races which will forever forbid their living together on terms of political and social equality" (45). This insistence...
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Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas

Grif Stockley - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 340 pages
...southern phenomenon. In a campaign speech against Stephen Douglas in 1858, Abraham Lincoln opined, "there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality....
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