Official Proceedings of the Republican Convention Convened in the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on the 22d of February, 1856 (Classic Reprint)

Official Proceedings of the Republican Convention Convened in the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on the 22d of February, 1856 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Official Proceedings of the Republican Convention Convened in the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on the 22d of February, 1856 Thus ended the firstgreat contest of Free dom and Slavery for position and power in the General Government. The slaveholding inter est had achieved a virtual victory. It secured all the immediate results for which it struggled; it acquired the power of offsetting, in the Fed eral Senate, two of the free States of the Con federacy; and the time could not be foreseen when, in the fulfillment of its compact, it would' yield any positive and practical advantage to the interests of Freedom. Neither then, nor for many years thereafter, did any statesman dream that, when the period should arrive, the slaveholding interest would trample on its bond, and fling its faith to the winds. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Hardback | 26 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 195g
  • English
  • 23 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0331171775
  • 9780331171778