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" We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented.... "
The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it - Página 132
por Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 páginas
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Eyes of the Nation: A Visual History of the United States

Vincent Virga, Alan Brinkley - 2004 - 399 páginas
...solution. But Lincoln, looking back over the nearly five years since Douglas's policy had been enacted ("initiated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation"), concluded— correctly— that "agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented." And...
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The Library Of Original Sources: 1833-1865

Oliver J. Thatcher - 2004 - 452 páginas
...which I delivered at Springfield, which I believe I can quote correctly from memory. I said there that "we are now far into the fifth year since a policy was instituted for the avowed object, and with the confident promise, of putting an end to slavery agitation...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - 2005 - 284 páginas
...Hayne: "If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do and how to do it. "We are now far into the fifth...passed. "A house divided against itself cannot stand. "I believe this government cannot endure, permanently half slave and half free. "I do not expect the...
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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - 2006 - 1044 páginas
...followed an avowed policy of ending agitation over slavery, only to stir that agitation even more: "In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall...passed. 'A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this government cannot endure, permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the...
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A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm - 2005 - 247 páginas
...his famous "House Divided" speech on June 16, 1858, Lincoln argued that the agitation over slavery, will not cease, until a crisis shall have been reached...passed. "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...
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Be a Hero! the Quest for Authentic Leadership

Matthew Stanley - 2000 - 184 páginas
...may threaten to destroy its peace and prosperity. Speaking of slavery, Lincoln prophetically stated, "In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and past." Even though he had great wisdom, Lincoln showed his human weakness, not recognizing the full...
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Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered

John Channing Briggs - 2005 - 396 páginas
...slave: If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fiflh year, since a policy was initiated, with the avowed object, and confident promise, of putting...
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Lincoln's Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the ...

Thomas E. Schneider - 2006 - 224 páginas
...Nebraska controversy at the start of his senatorial campaign against Douglas in 1858, Lincoln had said, We are now far into the fifth year, since a policy...cease, until a crisis shall have been reached, and passed.1 On December 17, 1860, he wrote to Republican editor Thurlow Weed that in the event of compromise...
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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - 2006 - 265 páginas
...quote at length the whole paragraph in which the expressions which puzzle you occur. It is as follows: "We are now far into the fifth year since a policy...policy that agitation has not only not ceased, but constantly augmented. I believe it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached, and passed....
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The American Dream vs. The Gospel of Wealth: The Fight for a Productive ...

Norton Garfinkle - 2008 - 240 páginas
...down the gauntlet to the slave states: Under the operation of the policy of compromise, the slavery agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly...passed. "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...
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