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" My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could... "
Anecdotes of Public Men - Página 169
por John Wien Forney - 1873 - 444 páginas
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College Writing Skills

Peder Jones, Jay Farness - 2002 - 453 páginas
...ideas. 1 . My paramount object in [the Civil War] is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without...I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. ... I have here stated my purpose according to my views of official duty;...
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Growing Up Abolitionist: The Story of the Garrison Children

Harriet Hyman Alonso - 2002 - 409 páginas
...reunited. As he wrote to Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune, "If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save...I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that."46 Willie agreed with his father, noting to his sister, Fanny, that he...
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Student's Guide to Landmark Congressional Laws on Civil Rights

Marcus D. Pohlmann, Linda Vallar Whisenhunt - 2002 - 284 páginas
...responded to journalist Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune, "If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it; and if I could save...I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that."2 Initially, this was the position most likely to keep the South from...
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The Hero's Journey Toward a Second American Century

Michael E. Salla - 2002 - 224 páginas
...involved the South still maintaining slavery. Lincoln had stated: "If I could save the Union without freeing any slave ... I would do it, and if I could...I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that."7 At the same time as he held on to hope of a political compromise, he...
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Abraham Lincoln and a New Birth of Freedom: The Union and Slavery in the ...

Howard Jones - 2002 - 236 páginas
...either to save or to destroy slavery." He continued: "If I could save the Union without freeing anv slave I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing...I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that."19 Lincoln again demonstrated his political acumen in responding to Greeley's...
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The Political Languages of Emancipation in the British Caribbean and the U.S ...

Demetrius Lynn Eudell - 2002 - 238 páginas
...to larger political objectives: "My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could...without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving...
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What If? II

James Bradley, Robert Cowley - 2002 - 427 páginas
...Tribune: My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the 158 slaves I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and...
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No Disgrace to My Country: The Life of John C. Tidball

Eugene C. Tidball - 2002 - 564 páginas
...he said, "My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save the Union by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. What I do about...
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The Hoofs and Guns of the Storm: Chicago's Civil War Connections

Arnie Bernstein - 2003 - 276 páginas
...save the Union," he wrote in August 1862 to Horace Greeley, editor of The New York Tribune, "and is not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could...do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and having others alone, I would also do that."14 Was this really Lincoln's belief or part of a shrewd...
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The New York Chronology: The Ultimate Compendium of Events, People, and ...

James Trager - 2010 - 944 páginas
...Lincoln August 22 in a letter to Horace Greeley of the New-York Tribune, "and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without...I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that." An Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Lincoln September 22...
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