The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, vol 3

Political Speeches & Debates of Lincoln with Douglas

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Author: Abraham Lincoln
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,933 / 132 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.1
LoC Categories: E, JJ
Downloads: 1,132
mnybks.net#: 4402
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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ther fail, if he can, to trace the evidences of design, and concert of action, among its chief architects, from the beginning.

The new year of 1854 found slavery excluded from more than half the States by State Constitutions, and from most of the National territory by Congressional prohibition. Four days later, commenced the struggle which ended in repealing that Congressional prohibition. This opened all the National territory to slavery, and was the first point gained.

But, so far, Congress only had acted, and an indorsement by the people, real or apparent, was indispensable to save the point already gained, and give chance for more.

This necessity had not been overlooked, but had been provided for, as well as might be, in the notable argument of "squatter sovereignty," otherwise called "sacred right of self-government," which latter phrase, though expressive of the only rightful basis of any government, was so perverted in this attempted use of it as to amount to just this: That if any one man c

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