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" It is also unsatisfactory to some that the elective franchise is not given to the colored man. I would myself prefer that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers. "
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 - Página 74
por Eric Foner - 2002 - 736 páginas
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Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1920 - 345 páginas
...to some that the elective franchise is not given to the colored man, I would myself prefer that it -were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those -who serve our cause as soldiers. Still, the question is not whether the Louisiana government, as it stands, is quite all that is desirable....
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Selections from the Works of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1921 - 262 páginas
...to some that the elective franchise is not given to the colored man. I would myself prefer that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers. Still, the question is not whether the Louisiana government, as it stands, is quite all that is desirable....
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Wanted - Leaders!: A Study of Negro Development

Theodore DuBose Bratton - 1922 - 251 páginas
...some, that the elective franchise is not given to the colored man. I would myself prefer that it were conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." It is true that a State like Mississippi would be in an intolerable condition if unqualified suffrage...
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Frederick Douglass, the Clarion Voice

John W. Blassingame - 1976 - 72 páginas
...assassination, Lincoln spoke about suffrage and asserted, "I would myself prefer that it were now conferred upon the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." Douglass firmly believed that the black man could not long survive in some halfway house between freedom...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - 1977 - 288 páginas
...to some that the elective franchise is not given to the colored man. I would myself prefer that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers. Still the question is not whether the Louisiana government, as it stands, is quite all that is desirable....
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The Politics of Union: Northern Politics During the Civil War

1980 - 202 páginas
...condition" which Sumner wanted to impose upon Louisiana, Lincoln remarked, "1 would myself prefer that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." This public statement of personal preference was bolder than his letter of a year earlier to the Union...
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The Arrogance of Race: Historical Perspectives on Slavery, Racism, and ...

George M. Fredrickson - 1989 - 320 páginas
...elective franchise is not given to the colored man," he confessed that he himself would "prefer that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." But he went on to point out that under the new constitution the legislature was empowered to confer...
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The Sword of the Union: Federal Objectives and Strategies During the ...

Howard M. Hensel - 1989 - 321 páginas
...to some that the elective franchise is not given to the colored man. I would myself prefer that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers. . . ." But, he declared, "The question is 'Will it be wiser to take it as it is, and help to improve...
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A Short History of Reconstruction

Eric Foner - 2010 - 320 páginas
...delivered at the White House what came to be known as his "last speech," the first occasion on which he (or any American President) publicly endorsed black...The speech was typical of Lincoln — an attempt to maintain public support and party unity by moving partway toward the Radical position on black suffrage,...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - 1996 - 714 páginas
...African-Americans the ballot, he declared that he shared their discontent: "I would myself prefer that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." This was an opinion Lincoln had previously expressed in private, but never before had any American...
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