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" 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. "
LIVES AND SPEECHES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND HANNIBAL HAMLIN - Page 217
1860
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British and American Eloquence

Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood - Orator - 1912 - 403 pages
...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...social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior,...
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The Dixie Book of Days

Matthew Page Andrews - Southern States - 1912 - 294 pages
...invincible fact in all dealings with the subject. ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS (Vice-President of the Confederacy) I will say in addition to this that there is a physical...together on terms of social and political equality. ABRAHAM LINCOLN (President of the United States) Alexander H, Stephens born in Georgia, 1812 44 Uwelftb...
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The Abolition Crusade and Its Consequences: Four Periods of American History

Hilary Abner Herbert - Antislavery movements - 1912 - 247 pages
...might be. In that same debate with Douglas, in his speech at Charleston, Illinois, Mr. Lincoln said: "There is a physical difference between the white...together on terms of social and political equality." In his memorial address on Henry Clay, in 1852, he had said: "If, as the friends of colonization hope,...
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Lincoln's Own Stories

Anthony Gross - 1912 - 223 pages
...believe in making voters of negroes — probably not at that stage of public opinion, for he said, "There is a physical difference between the white...will forever forbid the two races living together on social and political equality. However," he continued, "in the right to put into his mouth the bread...
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The Abolition Crusade and Its Consequences, Four Periods of American History

Hilary Abner Herbert - Antislavery movements - 1912 - 249 pages
...note of since the period of Reconstruction. At Springfield, Illinois, September 18, 1858, he said: "There is a physical difference between the white...which, I believe, will forever forbid the two races liv185 ing together on terms of social and political equality, and, inasmuch as they can not so live,...
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The Political Debates Between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas in the ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1912 - 284 pages
...say, in addition to this, that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which will forever forbid the two races living together...social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live while they do remain together, there must be the position of superior and inferior....
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The Southerner: A Romance of the Real Lincoln

Thomas Dixon - 1913 - 541 pages
...voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people. I will say in addition to this that there is a physical...races which, I believe, will forever forbid the two living together on terms of social and political equality." THE SOUTHERNER "Yet," the Senator sneered,...
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Lincoln's Rail-splitter: Governor Richard J. Oglesby

Mark A. Plummer - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 245 pages
...went on to assert, "There is a physical difference" between the races "which I believe will for ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality." He did, however, "not perceive that because a white man is to have the superior position the negro...
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Dreams of a More Perfect Union

Provost and Professor of Political Science Rogan Kersh, Rogan Kersh - History - 2001 - 358 pages
...humanity," particularly given his stress on the benefits of political participation. In 1858 Lincoln said "there is a physical difference between the white and black races, which I suppose, will forever forbid the two races living together upon terms of social and political equality."...
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Racism: A Global Reader

Thomas Reilly - Social Science - 2003 - 400 pages
...and Lincoln never abandoned a basic attitude, so strongly expressed in the Douglas debates (1858). There is a physical difference between the white and...social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior, and...
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