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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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Union & Emancipation: Essays on Politics and Race in the Civil War Era

David W. Blight, Brooks D. Simpson, Professor Brooks D Simpson - 1997 - 231 páginas
...Louisiana in March 1864, "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. They would probably help," he added, "in some trying times to come, to keep the jewel of liberty within...
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Revolution, Romanticism, and the Afro-Creole Protest Tradition in Louisiana ...

Caryn Cossé Bell - 1997 - 344 páginas
...consideration," the president wrote, "whether some of the colored people may not be let in [granted suffrage] — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." The president's recommendation notwithstanding, the constitutional convention, which met during the...
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The Reluctant Welfare State: American Social Welfare Policies--past, Present ...

Bruce S. Jansson - 1997 - 406 páginas
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A Country with No Name: Tales from the Constitution

Sebastian De Grazia - 1997 - 419 páginas
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Lift Every Voice: African American Oratory, 1787-1900

Philip Sheldon Foner, Robert J. Branham - 1998 - 925 páginas
...the forthcoming constitutional convention "some of the colored people" might be granted the suffrage, "as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially...those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." But even this modest suggestion was rejected. cepts from the Book of Books, learn the great truth that...
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Darwinian Natural Right: The Biological Ethics of Human Nature

Larry Arnhart - 1998 - 332 páginas
...he proposed that the new state constitution should allow at least some of the blacks to vote—"as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks" (1953, 7:243). Here Lincoln is both bold and cautious. It is bold to suggest that a Southern state...
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Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880

W. E. B. Du Bois, David Levering Lewis - 1935 - 746 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 in the future to keep the jewel of Liberty in the family...
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The Whirlwind of War: Voices of the Storm, 1861-1865

Stephen B. Oates - 1999 - 864 páginas
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Abraham Lincoln, the Writer: A Treasury of His Greatest Speeches and Letters

Abraham Lincoln - 2000 - 106 páginas
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Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence, 1818-1913

Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson - 2000 - 369 páginas
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