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" I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races — that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office,... "
The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science - Page 64
edited by - 1911 - 117 pages
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The Life and Times of Samuel Bowles, Volume 1

George Spring Merriam - Springfield Republican - 1885
...on terms of social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do live together there must be the position of superior and...having the superior position assigned to the white man. I say upon this occasion, I do not perceive that, because the white man is to have the superior position,...
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The Academy, Volume 30

English literature - 1886
...on terms of social and political ('quality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do live together, there must be the position of superior and inferior, and I as much as any other man am in favour of having the superior position assigned to the white man." This is nothing more than the indeterminate...
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Why the Solid South? Or, Reconstruction and Its Results

Hilary Abner Herbert - Reconstruction - 1890 - 452 pages
...political equality of the white and the black races. There is a physical difference which forbids them from living together on terms of social and political equality....favor of having the superior position assigned to the whites." Thus spoke Abraham Lincoln. But in the plan of "reconstruction" forced upon the Southern States,...
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Anthropology for the People: A Refutation of the Theory of the Adamic Origin ...

Rev. William H. Campbell - Monogenism and polygenism - 1891 - 334 pages
...whose words carry great weight, saw the sin and folly of negro equality when he spoke as follows: " I will say, then, that I am not, nor ever have been,...having the superior position assigned to the white race." Of a similar character is the testimony of Gen. WT Sherman, " the hero of the march through...
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The Race Problem and Other Critiques

Henry Whitcomb Holley - Books - 1891 - 143 pages
...they cannot so live while they remain together there must be the positions of inferior and superior, and I, as much as any other man, am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race." — From Lincoln's Speeches with Douglas. Continually in Northern newspapers appear articles...
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Political Debates Between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas in the ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1894 - 316 pages
...negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, or intermarry with the white people ; and I will sivy in addition to this that there is a physical difference...having the superior position assigned to the white race. I say upon this occasion I do not perceive that because the white man is to have the superior...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...people; and I will say in addition to this, that there is a physical difference between the white and the black races, which, I believe, will forever forbid...having the superior position assigned to the white race. I say upon this occasion I do not perceive that because the white man is to have the superior...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which will ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social...having the superior position assigned to the white race. This, I believe, is the entire quotation from the Charleston speech, as Judge Douglas made it....
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Complete Works, Volume 4

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...the white and black races which, I suppose, will forever forbid the two races living together upon terms of social and political equality; and inasmuch...inferior, and I, as much as any other man, am in favor of the superior position being assigned to the white man. [A voice : "That's the doctrine."] Mr. Douglas...
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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
...question was asked me, I thought I would occupy perhaps five minutes in saying something in regard to it. I will say, then, that I am not, nor ever have been,...having the superior position assigned to the white race. I say upon this occasion I do not perceive that because the white man is to have the superior...
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