A Constitutional Manual for the National American Party; In Which Is Examined the Question of Negro Slavery in Connexion with the Constitution of Th

A Constitutional Manual for the National American Party; In Which Is Examined the Question of Negro Slavery in Connexion with the Constitution of Th

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...officer and Commander in chief of the Army and Navy of the United States. The bargain to accomplish this result is already struck! The Presidential campaign is already organized and commenced by the Jesuit priesthood and their allies, the old line democrats. The former wait but the moment when victory declares for them, to precipitate the civil war upon us, that they have been for years secretly fomenting. W ould it not be well for the xealous opponents of negro slavery at the North, to Ipause a moment and examine to what point their labors are tending? Have these so far improved in the least the condition of the slave' Does his manacles hang more loose?y upon him? or is the prospect of his freedom brought nearer to view, than it was a quarter of a century ago? On the contrary, is it not evideut that the interference of the North, so far, has tended greatly to increase the hardships of the slave, and to 'cause his fetters to be more firmly rivetted? ts it not clear that, the effect of such illtimed and officious meddling, has been to stay the public measures that were in progress for the emancipation of the blacks in the three great States of Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky? to palsy the efforts of the more liberal und philanthropic "class of citizens in those States? and to Wrest political power from their hands, and to place it with those of an opposite charHcter? to take power in fact from the friends of the slave, and to confirm it in the keeping ot his oppressors? When faction runs high in a State, it has frequently been the policy of unprincipled rulers, to provoke an attack from abroad, that the opposing parties may be forced by the presence of a common enemy, to forego their internal strife, and unite" for defence...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236501802
  • 9781236501806