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" This is essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of Government whose leading object is to elevate the condition of men... "
History of the Administration of President Lincoln - Página 149
por Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1864 - 8 páginas
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Bridging the Atlantic: The Question of American Exceptionalism in Perspective

German historical institute (Washington, D.C.). - 2002 - 310 páginas
...contest," he characterized it as "a struggle for the maintaining in the world that form of, and the substance of government, whose leading object is,...artificial weights from all shoulders; to clear the path of laudable pursuit for all; to afford all, an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race...
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Identifying the Image of God : Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in ...

Dan McKanan Assistant Professor of Theology St. John's University and College of Saint Benedict - 2002 - 304 páginas
...be indirect. The "People's Contest" would not advance the liberal agenda but would simply preserve "that form, and substance of government, whose leading object is, to elevate the condition of men." Lincoln assumed that this cause was his religious as well as political duty, but he alluded to this...
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Lincoln Reshapes the Presidency

Lincoln Symposium (2001, Lincoln Memorial University) - 2003 - 236 páginas
..."First Inaugural Address — Final Text" (4 March 1861), Collected Works, ed. Easier, 4:268, 270. 45 "This is essentially a People's contest. On the side...from all shoulders — to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all — to afford all, an unfettered start, and a fair chance, in the race of life. Yielding...
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

2003 - 240 páginas
...nationalism with his strong faith in a free economy. "This is essentially a People's contest," he asserted." On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining...from all shoulders, to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all, to afford all an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race of life." He closed...
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The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation

Jim Cullen - 2004 - 214 páginas
...4, 1861, on the brink of the first great battles: This is essentially a People's contest. On the one side of the Union, it is a struggle for maintaining...from all shoulders — to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all— to afford all, an unfettered start, and a fair chance, in the race of life. Yielding...
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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

Allen C. Guelzo - 2002 - 528 páginas
...provincialism and parochialism, from his own father's patriarchal demand for a lifetime of agrarian drudgery. "On the side of the Union, it is a struggle for maintaining in the world, that form, the substance of government, whose leading object is, to elevate the condition of men — to lift artificial...
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Welfare and the Constitution

Sotirios A. Barber - 2009 - 192 páginas
...whole people, beyond any example in the world." And in the same speech Lincoln said that America's is a "government whose leading object is to elevate the condition of men; to lift artificial weight from all shoulders; to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all; to afford all an unfettered...
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Commanding Voices of Blue & Gray: General William T. Sherman, General George ...

Brian M. Thomsen - 2004 - 384 páginas
...States." Why? Why this deliberate pressing out of view the rights of men and the authority of the people? This is essentially a people's contest. On the side...from all shoulders; to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all; to afford all an unfettered start, and a fair chance in the race of life. Yielding...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - 2004 - 185 páginas
...Lincoln next addressed the nature of the war. "This," said the president, "is essentially a Peoples contest. On the side of the Union, it is a struggle...leading object is, to elevate the condition of men." And "Our popular government has often been called an experiment. . . . Two points in it, our people...
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Uneasy Alliance: Twentieth-century American Literature, Culture and Biography

Hans Bak - 2004 - 367 páginas
...war being waged and his own role in it, telling Congress: This is essentially a people's contest .... It is a struggle for maintaining in the world that...men - to lift artificial weights from all shoulders. He still believed the South to be committed to the cause of progress. His outlook was to change radically...
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