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" But if the Negro is a man, is it not to that extent a total destruction of self-government to say that he too shall not govern himself? When the white man governs himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself and also governs another man,... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ... - Página 126
por Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1865 - 842 páginas
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Lincoln on Democracy

Abraham Lincoln, G. S. Boritt - 2004 - 416 páginas
...to that extent, a total destruction of self-government, to say that he too shall not govern himself? When the white man governs himself that is selfgovernment;...connection with one man's making a slave of another. Judge Douglas frequently, with bitter irony and sarcasm, paraphrases our argument by saying "The white...
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Freedom: A History of US

Joy Hakim - 2003 - 406 páginas
...self-government is right, absolutely and eternally right," says Lincoln, but that is not the point. "When the white man governs himself, that is self-government;...is more than self-government; that is despotism." Lincoln puts the issue in words that everyone can understand. He has none of the anger of the abolitionists;...
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Forgetting Ourselves: Secession and the (im)possibility of Territorial Identity

Linda S. Bishai - 2004 - 181 páginas
...response declared that the American protection of self-government was an individual not a collective one: "When the white man governs himself . . . that is...man, that is more than self-government — that is despotism."21 The issue of individual political freedom was not at stake for residents of the Southern...
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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger Milton Barrus, John H. Eastby, Joseph H. Lane, Jr., David E. Marion, James F. Pontuso - 2004 - 162 páginas
...eternally right." but denied that it had any "just application as here attempted." He argued, however, that "When the white man governs himself, that is self-government;...himself, and also governs another man, that is more than self-government—that is despotism." No man was "good enough to govern another man, without that other's...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - 2006 - 944 páginas
...argued that "it has no just application" to slavery. "When the white man governs himself," he asserted, "that is self-government; but when he governs himself,...connection with one man's making a slave of another." While it did not matter to Douglas what the people of Kansas decided, so long as they had the right...
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A Passion for Learning: The Education of Seven Eminent Americans

Philip A. Cusick - 2005 - 183 páginas
...government; but when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than self government — that is despotism. If the Negro is a man, why then...connection with one man's making a slave of another. (Lincoln, 1940d, p. 362) Later in that same speech, he demonstrates his skill in argument. When responding...
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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - 2005 - 427 páginas
...himself! When the white man governs himself that is selfgovernment; but when he governs himself, he also governs another man, that is more than self-government—...are created equal"; and that there can be no moral rights in connection with one man's making a slave of another. Judge Douglas frequently with bitter...
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Shapers of the Great Debate on the Civil War: A Biographical Dictionary

Dan Monroe, Bruce Tap - 2005 - 405 páginas
...that extent, a total destruction of self-government, to say that he too shall not govern himself? ... If the negro is a man, why then my ancient faith teaches...right in connection with one man's making a slave of another."23 Lincoln, then, had assumed the high moral ground in his discourse on slavery in the 1850s,...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - 2005 - 284 páginas
...most was the sincerity of his conviction of the moral wrong of the "monstrous injustice of slavery. There can be no moral right in connection with one man's making a slave of another," he stated emphatically, and went on to draw the inevitable conclusion that extending it into territories...
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Lincoln's Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the ...

Thomas E. Schneider - 2006 - 224 páginas
...sense, the right of the people in a state to do as they pleased about slavery was no right at all. ! I When the white man governs himself that is self-government;...connection with one man's making a slave of another. Nothing in the constitutional distinction between states and territories made slavery in the states...
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