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" I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. "
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 - Página 49
por Eric Foner - 2002 - 736 páginas
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Salmon P. Chase: A Life in Politics

Frederick J. Blue - 1987 - 420 páginas
...possible approach. In fact, he had urged Hahn to consider giving the vote to a small number of blacks, "the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." The constitution did give the legislature the discretionary power to enfranchise blacks in the future...
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Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction

Eric L. McKitrick - 1988 - 533 páginas
...elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration whether some of the colored people may not be let in, as for instance the very intelligent...especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." Lincoln to Michael Hahn, Mar. 13, 1864. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, ed. Roy P. Basier (New...
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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 - 1988 - 904 páginas
...said Lincoln, "I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very intelligent,...especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of...
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The Arrogance of Race: Historical Perspectives on Slavery, Racism, and ...

George M. Fredrickson - 1989 - 320 páginas
..."very intelligent" blacks and "those who have fought gallantly in our ranks," adding cautiously that "this is only a suggestion, not to the public, but to you alone."54 Lincoln may have been inspired to make this recommendation because of a visit he had received...
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A Short History of Reconstruction

Eric Foner - 2010 - 320 páginas
...with Lincoln, the President wrote Louisiana Gov. Michael Hahn concerning the coming constitutional convention: "I barely suggest for your private consideration,...This quality, unfortunately, was in short supply in Louisiana. The constitutional convention ratified the overthrow of Louisiana's old order. The delegates...
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Lincoln in American Memory

Merrill D. Peterson - 1995 - 496 páginas
...franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very intelligent,...especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty within the family...
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Reconstruction After the Civil War: Second Edition

John Hope Franklin - 1994 - 265 páginas
...(Courtesy of the National Archives.) Test oath, signed by former Confederate Wade Hampton in August, 1865. very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." The President's thinking had gone even beyond this proposal. To one of his intimates, he said that...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - 1996 - 714 páginas
...the first-free-state Governor of Louisiana," he asked "whether some of the colored people . . . — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks" should be permitted to vote. That would help "to keep the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom."...
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The Struggle for Equality: Abolitionists and the Negro in the Civil War and ...

James M. McPherson, James M.. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - 1964 - 474 páginas
...consideration," wrote the president, "whether some of the colored people may not be let in [to the suffrage] — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks."18 This idea of a qualified Negro suffrage was gaining considerable support in the North. But...
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Lords of Misrule: Mardi Gras and the Politics of Race in New Orleans

James Gill - 1997 - 303 páginas
...males, although Lincoln himself had asked Hahn to consider "whether some of the colored people may be let in; as, for instance, the very intelligent...especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." The convention did, however, leave the way open for the legislature "to pass laws extending suffrage...
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