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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 - 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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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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Lincoln the President: Last Full Measure

J. G. Randall, Richard Nelson Current - 2000 - 421 páginas
...elective franchise. I barely suggest to your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel...
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An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866

James G. Hollandsworth, Jr. - 2004 - 192 páginas
...barely suggest, for your private consideration," he wrote, "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." Although Hahn waited more than two years before releasing the contents of the letter, the die had been...
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Making Patriots

Walter Berns - 2002 - 164 páginas
...done to their lands, goods, persons, or reputations. But, despite Lincoln's appeal that, at least, "the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks," be given the right to vote, the new constitution provided no guarantee of black suffrage. The best...
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Tempered Strength: Studies in the Nature and Scope of Prudential Leadership

Ethan M. Fishman - 2002 - 225 páginas
...governor: "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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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

Allen C. Guelzo - 2002 - 528 páginas
...free-state governor of Louisiana, "whether some of the colored people may not be let in" to voting rights, "as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially...those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." But as much as he was willing to concede to Ward Hill Lamon "the justice of the measure," he wondered whether...
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