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" Congress, banishing all feelings of mere passion or resentment, will recollect only its duty to the whole country; that this war is not waged upon our part in any spirit of oppression nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing... "
The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ... - Page 16
by Edward McPherson - 1871 - 652 pages
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Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline ...

John V. Denson - Executive power - 2001 - 791 pages
...upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor for the purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights...and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and all laws made in pursuance thereof, and to preserve the Union, with all the dignity, equality, and...
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The Birth of the Grand Old Party: The Republicans' First Generation

Robert F. Engs, Randall M. Miller, Randall Miller - History - 2002 - 202 pages
...their part in any spirit of oppression, or lor any purpose of conquest or subiugation, nor for the purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired; and that as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease.1 Republicans owned great...
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The Battle of Gettysburg

Franklin Aretas Haskell - History - 2002 - 124 pages
...only its own duty to the whole country; that this war is not prosecuted upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and all laws made in pursuance thereof and to preserve the Union, with all the dignity, equality, and rights...
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On the Road to Total War: The American Civil War and the German Wars of ...

Stig Förster, Jorg Nagler - History - 2002 - 720 pages
...rights or established institutions of the States"— in plain words, slavery — but intended only "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired."13 There were, to be sure, murmurings in the North against this soft-war approach, this...
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The American Congress: The Building of Democracy

Julian E. Zelizer - Political Science - 2004 - 784 pages
...their part in any spirit of oppression, or for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor for the purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired; and ... as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease. (Cong. Glohe, 37 Cong., 1...
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The Supremacy Clause: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

Christopher R. Drahozal - Law - 2004 - 206 pages
...House of Representatives in 1861, explained lhal "this war is not waged upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...with the rights or established institutions of those Stales, but to defend and maintain (he supremacy of Ihe Constitution and to preserve the Union, with...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History ...

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 560 pages
...solemnly declared that the war was waged “to defend the Constitution and all laws in pursuance thereof, and to preserve the Union with all the dignity, equality,...several States unimpaired; that as soon as these objects were accomplished the war ought to cease.” This was the accepted theory to the close of the war....
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The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

John Syrett - History - 2005 - 282 pages
...Tennessee in the Senate had sponsored the resolutions. The resolutions held that the war would not be waged for "any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired." Those who used them as a bar against confiscation ignored the fact that the resolutions did not specifically...
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Race to the Frontier: "White Flight" and Westward Expansion

John Van Houten Dippel - History - 2005 - 337 pages
...and the Coming of the Civil War, (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997), 114. pose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing...rights or established institutions of those States [italics added], but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...purpose of "overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions" of any state, but "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired."11 In other words, slavery was not to be molested in any of the states that permitted it,...
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