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" Nay: we hold with Jefferson, to the inalienable right of Communities to alter or abolish forms of Government that have become oppressive or injurious ; and, if the Cotton States shall decide that they can do better out of the Union than in it, we insist... "
Georgia: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and ... - Page 265
edited by - 1906
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Is Davis a traitor: or Was secession a constitutional right previous to the ...

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Mary Barksdale Newton - Secession - 1907 - 263 pages
...Lincoln's election, that organ uttered the sentiments : " If the cotton States shall become satisfied that they can do better out of the Union than in it, we insist on letting them go in peace. ******* We must ever resist the right of any State to remain in the Union and nullify or defy the laws...
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Recollections of Alexander H. Stephens: His Diary Kept when a Prisoner at ...

Alexander Hamilton Stephens - Fort Francis E. Warren (Wyo.) - 1910 - 572 pages
...unalienable right of Communities to alter or abolish forms of Government that have become oppressive and injurious; and, if the Cotton States shall decide...of the Union than in it, we insist on letting them depart in peace. The right to secede may be a Revolutionary one, but it exists nevertheless; and we...
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An American History

David Saville Muzzey - United States - 1911 - 664 pages
...York Tribunc, next to Lincoln and Seward the most influential man in the Republican party, wrote : " If the cotton states shall decide that they can do...than in it, we insist on letting them go in peace. . . . We hope never to live in a republic whereof one section is pinned to the residue by bayonets."...
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A Short History of the United States Navy

George Ramsey Clark, William Oliver Stevens, Carroll Storrs Alden, Herman Frederick Krafft - 1911 - 503 pages
...was a power throughout the North, was proclaiming that 'if the Cotton States shall become satisfted that they can do better out of the Union than in it, we insist on letting them go in peace'; and, again, that 'five millions of people, more than half of them of the dominant race, of whom at...
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Proceedings of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, Volume 5

Mississippi Valley Historical Association - 1912
...Republican papers with the following declaration: "We hold, with Jefferson, to the inalienable rights of communities to alter or abolish forms of government...peace. The right to secede may be a revolutionary right, but it exists nevertheless; and we do not see how one party can have a right to do what another...
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The Southerner: A Romance of the Real Lincoln

Thomas Dixon - Fiction - 1913 - 541 pages
...measures and policies of the President. Over and over he repeated the deadly advice to the Nation: "If the Cotton States shall decide that they can do...than in it, we insist on letting them go in peace." He serenely insisted: "If eight Southern States, having five millions of people, choose to separate...
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A History of the United States

Henry Eldridge Bourne, Elbert Jay Benton - United States - 1913 - 534 pages
...in the North, urged peaceable separation. "If the cotton states," he wrote, "shall become satisfied that they can do better out of the Union than in it, we insist on letting them go in peace." No one knows how many agreed with him. Among those who shared this opinion were the Friends or Quakers....
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Richardson's Defense of The South

J.A, Richardson - 1914
...1860, only a few days after the election of Lincoln, said : "We hold with Jefferson to the inalienable right of communities to alter or abolish forms of...letting them go in peace. The right to secede may be revolutionary but it exists nevertheless; and we do not see how one party can have a right t<o do what...
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Political History of Secession to the Beginning of the American Civil War

Daniel Wait Howe - Secession - 1914 - 649 pages
...an editorial on November 9, 1860, this paper said: "We hold with Jefferson Davis to the inalienable right of communities to alter or abolish forms of...than in it, we insist on letting them go in peace. . . . And whenever a considerable section of our Unic resolve to go out, we shall resist all designed...
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American History ...

Arthur Cecil Perry, Gertrude A. Price - United States - 1914
...the turn in events. Among these was Horace Greeley, the editor of the New York "Tribune." He said: "If the Cotton States shall decide that they can do...than in it, we insist on letting them go in peace." When many of the Republican leaders were talking in this way, it is not to be wondered that Buchanan,...
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