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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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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - 2005 - 413 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 Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - 2005 - 826 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. [Complete Works, 2:675] 66. "Ye shall do no injustice in rendering a judicial decision. Thou shalt...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo - 2005 - 400 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."44 The question was not whether Louisiana's constitution was perfect but whether it contained...
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Grant and Sherman: The Friendship that Won the Civil War

Charles Bracelen Flood - 2005 - 460 páginas
...right to vote, Lincoln was at the moment for being selective: "I would myself prefer that it now were conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers." The mist turned to rain; before Lincoln finished speaking, a considerable number of the crowd drifted away....
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Shapers of the Great Debate on the Civil War: A Biographical Dictionary

Dan Monroe, Bruce Tap - 2005 - 405 páginas
...audience, "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."19 How Reconstruction would have been implemented in Lincoln's second term is purely speculative....
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The Lincolns in the White House: Four Years That Shattered a Family

Jerrold M. Packard - 2005 - 290 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."20 It was a remarkable comment insofar as no American president had ever before publicly...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - 2006 - 320 páginas
...that the elective franchise is not [already] 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." Lincoln made the big announcement at last, in a low-key manner — he would favor the extension of...
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Perspectives on Politics in Shakespeare

John Albert Murley, Sean D. Sutton - 2006 - 265 páginas
...franchise" should be immediately conferred on some of the recently-emancipated slaves — that is, "on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers."132 For the President of the United States thus to dare to treat such men as truly human...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - 2007 - 262 páginas
...following Lee's surrender. Lincoln said, concerning the black man's right to vote, "/ would prefer myself that [the vote] were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers. " Hearing those words, Booth said aloud, "That means nigger citizenship. That is the last speech he...
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ILLUSTRATED LIFE, SERVICES, MARTYRDOM, AND FUNERAL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

1867
...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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