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" Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void : it being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate... "
Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society - Page 181
1915
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The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2003 - 824 pages
...argument was incorporated into the Nebraska bill itself, in the language which follows: "It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...therefrom; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas - History - 2004 - 340 pages
...ask your attention to a portion of the Nebraska Bill, which Judge Douglas has quoted: "It being the true intent and meaning of this Act, not to legislate...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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Lincoln on Democracy

Abraham Lincoln, G. S. Boritt - History - 2004 - 416 pages
...argument was incorporated into the Nebraska bill itself, in the language which follows: "// being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...therefrom; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger Milton Barrus - Political Science - 2004 - 162 pages
...and Territories" established in the Compromise of 1850. The "true intent and meaning" of the bill was "not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State,...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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John Elliot Cairnes: Collected Works, Volume 2

John Elliott Cairnes - Business & Economics - 2003 - 464 pages
...being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any state or territory, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text

Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Arnold Douglas - History - 2004 - 394 pages
The seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held during the Illinois senatorial race of 1858 are among the most important statements in American political ...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Speech A

Carl Schurz, James Russell Lowell, Ralph Waldo Emerson - History - 2005 - 196 pages
...Kansas-Nebraska bill the declaration that its intent was " not to legislate slavery into any State or Territory, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United...
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The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

David P. Currie - Law - 2007 - 344 pages
...1850, commonly called the Compromise Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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Victory of Law: The Fourteenth Amendment, the Civil War, and American ...

Deak Nabers - History - 2006 - 239 pages
...on the subject. The Kansas- Nebraska Act explicitly announced that its "true intent and meaning" was "not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State,...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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