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" A house divided against itself cannot stand." I believe this Government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided.... "
Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ... - Page 43
by Abraham Lincoln - 1860 - 268 pages
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Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Speech A

Carl Schurz, James Russell Lowell, Ralph Waldo Emerson - History - 2005 - 196 pages
...arrest the farther spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, — old as well as new, North as well as South." Then he proceeded to point out that the...
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Unto a Good Land: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1900

David Edwin Harrell Jr., Edwin S. Gaustad, John B. Boles, Sally Foreman Griffith - History - 2005 - 843 pages
...one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, ... or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South. Have we no tendency to the latter condition?"...
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Bitter Fruits of Bondage: The Demise of Slavery and the Collapse of the ...

Armstead L. Robinson - History - 2005 - 352 pages
...place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in course of ultimate extinction; or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new — North as well as South.5 Although Lincoln lost the Illinois senatorial...
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The Time of Slavery

Elizabeth Sirimarco - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 114 pages
...house to fall. ' of that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease, until a crisis shall...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new — North as well as South. Although Lincoln lost his bid for the US...
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The Eminent Domain Revolt: Changing Perceptions in a New Constitutional Epoch

John Ryskamp - Law - 2007 - 269 pages
...the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease, until a crisis shall...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new — North as well as South." This comment is also a statement that involuntary...
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The American Dream vs. The Gospel of Wealth: The Fight for a Productive ...

Norton Garfinkle - Political Science - 2008 - 179 pages
...policy of compromise, the slavery agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion it will not cease until a crisis shall...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South.18 Because the moral issues surrounding the...
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Architects of Political Change: Constitutional Quandaries and Social Choice ...

Norman Schofield - Political Science - 2006
...dissolved—I do not expect the house to fall—but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new—North as well as South. (Fehrenbacher, 1989a: 426) Stephen Douglas,...
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Stephen A. Douglas and the Dilemmas of Democratic Equality

James L. Huston - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 221 pages
...either slavery would be restricted to its present limits and put on the path of eventual extinction, "or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new— North as well as South." To this, Douglas had an eloquent rejoinder:...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in course of ultimate extinction, or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States — old as well as new — North as well as South. Have we no tendency to the latter condition?...
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Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

David Brion Davis - Social Science - 2006 - 464 pages
...place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in course of ultimate extinction; or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new — North as well as South. Have we no tendency to the latter condition?53...
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