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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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Constituting Americans: Cultural Anxiety and Narrative Form

Priscilla Wald - 1995 - 390 páginas
...Stevens. In his last address, in April, 1865, he advocated the conferral of the elective franchise "on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers" among the "freed-people" (AL, 8:403). Yet, as ever, his priority was the restoration of "the proper...
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Salmon P. Chase: A Biography

John Niven - 1995 - 576 páginas
...Emancipation Proclamation. All that was lacking, the President said, was the conferring of suffrage "on the very intelligent and on those who serve our cause as soldiers."69 But he implied that this privilege would eventually be entrusted to them. Chase was disappointed...
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Right Or Wrong, God Judge Me: The Writings of John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth - 2000 - 200 páginas
...government of reconstructed Louisiana] 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."36 Booth was enraged. "That means nigger citizenship," he said. "Now, by God! I'll put him...
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Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880

W. E. B. Du Bois, David Levering Lewis - 1935 - 746 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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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - 1999 - 440 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 Civil War Generation

Norman K. Risjord - 2002 - 371 páginas
...the Louisiana government for not giving freedmen the vote. "I would myself prefer," he said, "that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." Given this history, it seems quite likely that, had Lincoln lived, the Reconstruction of the South...
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The Ashes That Still Remain

Thomas Koys - 2002 - 211 páginas
...radicals, however, he acknowledged that the right of suffrage should belong to certain AfricanAmericans, "the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." We began this chapter with a reflection on the term "conversion." Usually, the term is positive in...
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Justice of Shattered Dreams: Samuel Freeman Miller and the Supreme Court ...

Michael A. Ross - 2003 - 323 páginas
...African Americans should have the right to vote. "I myself prefer," he said of black suffrage, "that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." Whether he would have insisted that black voting rights be a part of Reconstruction is a question that...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - 2004 - 332 páginas
...given to the colored man" in Louisiana, and the some included himself. "I would myself prefer that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." 4* The question was not whether Louisiana's constitution was perfect but whether it contained the potential...
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Lincoln on Democracy

Abraham Lincoln, G. S. Boritt - 2004 - 416 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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