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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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ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; HIS LIFE AND SPEECHES

LILLIAN FOSTER - 1866
...time? with almost absolute unanimity, declared ' that this war is not waged on their part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or the established institutions of these States ; but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...
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Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law, Volume 8, Issues 1-4

Social sciences - 1896
...Union convention, and declared that " our object in taking up arms to suppress the late rebellion was to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution,...with all the dignity, equality, and rights of the States unimpaired." The great mass of the soldiers, however, were earnest sup1 McPherson, History of...
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Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume 2

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - America - 1888
...purpose of conquest or subjugation, or purpose of or Р.Чoverthrowing or interfering with the righU or established institutions of those states, but to...equality, and rights of the several states unimpaired ; and that as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease." He opposed the employment...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...recollect only its duty to the whole country; that this war is not waged, on our part, in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...equality, and rights, of the several States unimpaired ; and, as soon as these objects are accomplished, the war ought to cease." Mr. Stevens, of Pa., objecting,...
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The Secession and Reconstruction of Tennessee

James Walter Fertig - Reconstruction - 1898 - 108 pages
...the purpose of subjugation, nor for interfering with any rights or institutions of the states, but "to preserve the Union with all the dignity, equality and rights of the several states unimpaired." This resolution was adopted by the House without debate and with only two dissenting votes. It was...
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The Papers: 1822-1851. 1, Volume 5; Volume 18611862

Andrew Johnson - 1976
...time, with almost absolute unanimity declared "that this war is not waged on their part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...interfering with the rights or established institutions of these States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson: 1862-1864

Andrew Johnson, LeRoy P. Graf - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 892 pages
...passed almost unanimously by Congress in July 1 86 1 — which says the "war is not waged" in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...interfering with the rights or established institutions of these STATES, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the CONSTITUTION and to preserve the Union...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - History - 1988 - 904 pages
...overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of [the seceded] States" but only "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired."' Republicans would soon change their minds about this. But in July 1861 even radicals who hoped that...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 2003 - 952 pages
...overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of [the seceded] States" but only "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired."9 Republicans would soon change their minds about this. But in July 1861 even radicals...
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Conflict and Compromise: The Political Economy of Slavery, Emancipation and ...

Roger L. Ransom - Business & Economics - 1989 - 317 pages
...with the rights or established institutions" of the rebellious states. The government sought merely to "defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution,...dignity, equality, and rights of the several states unimpaired."60 In late August 1 86 1, General John C. Fremont, union commander in Missouri, issued...
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