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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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Main Themes in the Debate Over Property Rights, Volumen6

James W. Ely - 1997 - 444 páginas
...just finished fighting a war which, in President Lincoln's words, had been a people's contest . . . for maintaining in the world that form and substance...whose leading object is to elevate the condition of man; to lift artificial weights from all shoulders; to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all;...
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The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories

John V. Denson - 1997 - 450 páginas
...Congress in July 1861, he proclaimed that the union was fighting a "People's contest" for the survival of "that form, and substance of government, whose leading object is, to elevate the condition of men," to remove barriers to success, and to extend equal opportunity.30 His Whig vision of an energetic central...
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The State and Freedom of Contract

1998 - 392 páginas
...fixed in that condition for life." In 1862 Lincoln described the Civil War as "a people's contest ... for maintaining in the world that form and substance...whose leading object is to elevate the' condition of man; to lift artificial weights from all shoulders; to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all;...
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Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography

George Anastaplo - 2001 - 373 páginas
...significance of "We the People" is pointed up by Lincoln's next statement in his Fourth of July Message: 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 Life of Abraham Lincoln Volumes 3 & 4

Ida M. Tarbell - 1999 - 568 páginas
...summoned in extra session, he put before them clearly his theory of and justification for the war. " 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 pursuits for all...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 4, Nineteenth-Century ...

Cyrus R. K. Patell - 1994 - 562 páginas
...the war effort, Lincoln persistently describes the Civil War as "essentially a People's contest ... a struggle for maintaining in the world that form...leading object is to elevate the condition of men ... to afford all an unfettered start, and a fair chance in the race of life." Lincoln, in a special 4 July...
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The Debate On the American Civil War Era

Hugh Tulloch - 1999 - 255 páginas
...Lincoln memorably put it on Independence Day 1861: This is essentially a people's contest. On the one side of the Union, it is a struggle for maintaining...that form and substance of government whose leading objective is to elevate the condition of men - to lift artificial weights from all shoulders; to clear...
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A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865

Russell Frank Weigley - 2000 - 612 páginas
...constitutional issue of secession, Lincoln returned to the larger theme again in the same message: 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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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - 2004 - 576 páginas
...Lincoln could hardly have said more at this point to identify the causes of union and of antislavery. 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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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Fred L. Israel, Jim F. Watts, Thomas J. McInerney - 2000 - 396 páginas
...Union men are the majority in many, if not in every other one, of the so-called seceded States. . . . 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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