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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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The American Dream vs. The Gospel of Wealth: The Fight for a Productive ...

Norton Garfinkle - 2008 - 240 páginas
...noted in a message to Congress in March 1861, at the outset of the Civil War, "On the side of the Union is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form...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" (emphasis...
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Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth ...

William D. Pederson, Thomas T. Samaras, Frank J. Williams - 2007 - 381 páginas
...the meaning of Jefferson's Declaration, which he had done so many times before on the campaign trail This is essentially a People's contest. On the side...whose leading object is, to elevate the condition of men-to lift artificial weights from all shoulders-to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for ail-to...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - 2006 - 320 páginas
...Why this deliberate pressing out of view [ofj the rights of men, and the authority of the people?" form, and substance of government, whose leading object...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 [my...
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The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the ...

James Oakes - 2007 - 328 páginas
...Lincoln: Speeches andWritings, i859-i865 (New York: Library of America, i989), pp. 83- 85. « « test. 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."25...
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Forge of Empires: Three Revolutionary Statesmen and the World They Made ...

Michael Knox Beran - 2007 - 496 páginas
...philosophy of freedom and the philosophy of coercion was, Lincoln said, "essentially a People's contest. ... a struggle for maintaining in the world, that form...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"— Lincoln,...
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Bonds of Affection: Civic Charity and the Making of America--Winthrop ...

Matthew S. Holland - 2007 - 336 páginas
..."leading object" of government. In a message to Congress in special session on July 4, 1861, he asserts, to elevate the condition of men — to lift artificial...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. Where...
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Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War ...

James F. Simon - 2007 - 336 páginas
...foes." It was "a People's contest," he said, in which the Union represented the best hope in the world "to elevate the condition of men — to lift artificial...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." "A...
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Demystifying Wall Street: Shedding a Little Light on the Bull!

Bruce Fleet - 2007 - 180 páginas
...chance, in the race of life," To Lincoln's mind, the fundamental test of a democracy was its capacity to "elevate the condition of men, to lift artificial weights from all shoulders, and to clear paths of laudable pursuit for all," A real democracy would be a meritocracy where those...
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The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - 2008 - 272 páginas
...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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Slavery, Capitalism and Politics in the Antebellum Republic: Volume 2, The ...

John Ashworth - 1995 - 694 páginas
...employing his favourite metaphors, was to secure equal opportunity and to promote social mobility: 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 293. See Richard M. Current,...
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