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" Can the people of a United States Territory, in any lawful way, against the wish of any citizen of the United States, exclude slavery from its limits prior to the formation of a State constitution? "
The Constitutional and Political History of the United States - Page 292
by Hermann Von Holst - 1889
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Political Debates Between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas in the ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1895 - 415 pages
...according to the English bill, — 1 some ninety-three thousand, — will you vote to admit them? Q 2. Can the people of a United States Territory, in any...limits prior to the formation of a State constitution ? >. 3. If the Supreme Court of the United States shall decide that States cannot exclude slavery...
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American Eloquence: Studies in American Political History, Volume 3

Alexander Johnston - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1896 - 184 pages
...according to the English bill — some ninety-three thousand — will you vote to admit them ? Q. 2. Can the people of a United States Territory, in any...limits prior to the formation of a State Constitution ? Q. 3. If the Supreme Court of the United States shall decide that States cannot exclude slavery from...
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 14

Albert Shaw - Literature - 1896
...Douglas, and the second of them was, in the opinion of his friends and advisers, too hazardous. It was : " Can the people of a United States Territory in any...limits prior to the formation of a State constitution ? " " Lincoln had seen the irreconcilableness of Douglas' own measure of popular sovereignty, which...
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American Orations: V. The anti-slavery struggle (continued) VI. Secession

Alexander Johnston, James Albert Woodburn - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1896
...according to the English bill — some ninety-three thousand — will you vote to admit them ? Q. 2. Can the people of a United States Territory, in any...limits prior to the formation of a State Constitution ? Q. 3. If the Supreme Court of the United States shall decide that States cannot exclude slavery from...
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Homiletic Review, Volume 33

1897
...or of men?" And Mr. Lincoln, in the second debate at Freeport, 111. , put this question to Douglas: "Can the people of a United States Territory, in any...limits, prior to the formation of a State constitution?" If Douglas said no, he would never be returned to the Senate by his Illinois constituency : if he said...
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Method, in History, for Teachers and Students

William Harrison Mace - Historiography - 1897 - 306 pages
...questions ; in case he refused, he would really fall into both. The pivotal question of the set was : " Can the people of a United States territory, in any...limits prior to the formation of a state constitution ? " " It matters not what way the Supreme Court may hereafter decide as to the abstract question whether...
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Side Lights on American History

Henry William Elson - United States - 1899 - 410 pages
...make answer before the audience as he had done. The second of these, as follows, was the fatal one : " Can the people of a United States Territory, in any...limits, prior to the formation of a State constitution ? " It is necessary to explain here that the clause in the Kansas-Nebraska Bill which dealt with this...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - Presidents - 1899 - 433 pages
...During the progress of this campaign he urged Douglas to answer this question : " Can the people of the United States territory, in any lawful way, against...limits, prior to the formation of a state constitution ? " When his friends objected to having this point pressed, Lincoln replied that, whatever might be...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - Presidents - 1899 - 433 pages
...During the progress of this campaign he urged Douglas to answer this question : " Can the people of the United States territory, in any lawful way, against...limits, prior to the formation of a state constitution ? " When his friends objected to having this point pressed, Lincoln replied that, whatever might be...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Character Sketch

Robert Dickinson Sheppard - Presidents - 1899 - 116 pages
...for a candid answer to four questions that he might get an answer to one of them. That question was, "Can the people of a United States Territory in any lawful way, against the wishes of any citizen of the United States, exclude slavery from its limits?" Mr. Douglas answered,...
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