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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... "
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 1988 - 904 pages
...editorials quoted in Perkins, ed., Northern Editorials, 154, 127, 137, 152, 146, 138, 147. become satisfied that they can do better out of the Union than in it, we insist on letting them go," wrote Greeley in a famous editorial three days after Lincoln's election. "We hope never to live in...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 1988 - 952 pages
Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume ...
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The Approaching Fury

Stephen B. Oates - History - 2009 - 100 pages
...Greeley's New York Tribune that gave me a ray of hope. "If the cotton states shall become satisfied that they can do better out of the Union than in it," he wrote, "we insist on letting them go in peace." If only the Black Republicans would do that! I told...
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Making Patriots

Walter Berns - Political Science - 2002 - 164 pages
Although Samuel Johnson once remarked that "patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels," over the course of the history of the United States we have seen our share of heroes ...
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Justice of Shattered Dreams: Samuel Freeman Miller and the Supreme Court ...

Michael Anthony Ross - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 323 pages
...Union, Greeley dared southerners to go ahead and secede. "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," he editorialized three days after the election. "We hope never to live in a republic whereof one section...
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The Civil War and the Constitution 1859-1865, Vol. 1, Volume 1

John W. Burgess - History - 2005 - 352 pages
...government that have become oppressive or injurious l and, if the cotton States shall decide that they ean do better out of the Union than in it, we insist on...peace. The right to secede may be a revolutionary right, vbut it exists nevertheless ; and we do not see how one party ean have a right to do what another...
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Bitter Fruits of Bondage: The Demise of Slavery and the Collapse of the ...

Armstead L. Robinson - History - 2005 - 352 pages
...Government that have become oppressive or injurious; and 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." Greeley stated the test succinctly: "Whenever a considerable section of the Union shall deliberately...
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Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman: A Biography

James W. Raab - History - 2006 - 226 pages
...York Tribune agreed to some extent when he remarked that "if the cotton states shall become satisfied that they can do better out of the Union than in it, let them go in peace." It was known that if Abraham Lincoln were to triumph in the fall elections,...
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Slavery, Capitalism and Politics in the Antebellum Republic: Volume 2, The ...

John Ashworth - Business & Economics - 2007 - 694 pages
...stood Greeley's enormously influential New York Tribune. "If the Cotton States shall become satisfied that they can do better out of the Union than in it," the newspaper observed after Lincoln's victory, "we insist on letting them go in peace."270 Yet this...
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Destroying the Republic: Jabez Curry and the Re-education of the Old South

John J. Chodes - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 332 pages
Jabez Curry was an aristocratic Alabamian. In the ante-bellum South he had a distinguished career in both the Alabama Assembly and the United States Congress. He tirelessly ...
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