Political Issues and Presidential Candidates

Political Issues and Presidential Candidates : Speech of the Hon. John Hickman, Delivered in Concert Hall, Philadelphia, July 24th, 1860; Also, the Republican Platform (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Political Issues and Presidential Candidates: Speech of the Hon. John Hickman, Delivered in Concert Hall, Philadelphia, July 24th, 1860; Also, the Republican Platform Mr. President and gentlemen - The intelligent voter will so shape his action as to make it conduce to the success of a principle, rather than the elevation of a man. He will feel this to be the more incumbent upon him at such a time as the present, when the tendencies of parties are more distinctly marked than in any pre vions campaign. It will be my object, this evening, to endeavor to exhibit, in a distinct light, the dividing line between the political parties Of the day, and to ascertain, if possible, what, in all probability, would be the effect, upon the coun try, of the election of the respective candidates for the Presidency. If this were a strife merely between individual men, it would possess but trifling importance, and I should not trouble you with either remark or suggestion. But as I regard the contest, the determination will soon be made, not alone as to our value in the confederacy, but as to the destiny of the nation itself. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024329204X
  • 9780243292042