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" I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. "
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The Politics of Democratic Inclusion

Christina Wolbrecht, Rodney E. Hero - Political Science - 2005 - 345 pages
...containment would eventually lead to extinction. From the start of his first inaugural address, he said, "I have no purpose directly or indirectly to interfere...of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so and I have no inclination to do so" (Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 413 pages
...speeches of him who now addresses you. I do but quote from one of these speeches, when I declare that "I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere...of Slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." Those who nominated and elected...
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Self-taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom

Heather Andrea Williams - Social Science - 2005 - 304 pages
...and personal security are to be endangered." But, he consoled southern interests; "I declare that — I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere...of slavery in the states where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so."2 Although Lincoln's proclaimed...
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Peace Studies: Critical Concepts in Political Science, Volume 4

Matthew Evangelista - Arms control - 2005 - 448 pages
...1832 (Princeton: D. Van Nostrand, 1957). pp. 26-44. 83 In his first inaugural address, Lincoln said: "I have no purpose, directly or indirectly to interfere...of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." Quoted in Adams, Great Britain...
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New Sat Rea: The Very Best Coaching & Study Course

Mel Friedman, Lina Miceli, Robert Bell, Michael Lee, Sally Wood, Adel Arshaghi, Suzanne Coffield, Michael McIrvin, Anita Price Davis, Research & Education Association, George DeLuca, Joseph Fili, Marilyn Gilbert, Bernice E. Goldberg, Leonard Kenner - Study Aids - 2005 - 868 pages
...of him who now addresses 10 you. I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that—I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere...of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no 15 inclination to do so. F┐┐┐PAG7. Those who nominated...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Speech A

Carl Schurz, James Russell Lowell, Ralph Waldo Emerson - History - 2005 - 196 pages
...speeches of him who now addresses you. I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that " I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere...institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I beMeve I have no lawf ul right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." Those who nominated and...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 944 pages
...the anxieties of the Southern people, quoting an earlier speech in which he had promised that he had "no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere...of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." He turned then to the controversial...
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Slavery and the Making of America

James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton - History - 2004 - 256 pages
...nature." African Americans were not encouraged when he promised the southern leadership that he had "no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere...of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so," he declared, "and I have no inclination to do so."23 Atlantic Ocean...
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The Civil War and the Constitution 1859-1865, Vol. 2, Volume 2

John W. Burgess - History - 2005 - 384 pages
...slavery within the States as a domestic institution. In his inaugural address, Mr. Lincoln declared : "I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States Mr. where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination...
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Harriet Beecher Stowe: Author and Advocate

Brenda Haugen - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 112 pages
...stated his presidential position on slavery. It didn't differ a great deal from Buchanan's beliefs. "I have no purpose, directly or indirectly to interfere with the institution of slavery in the states where it exists," he said. "I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no...
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