Barnes's Elementary History of the United States Told in Biographies

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American Book Company, 1908 - United States - 360 pages
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Page 325 - ... all men are created equal; and are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; and that among these are, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness...
Page 328 - My paramount object is to save the Union, and not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slaves, I would do it — if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it — and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that.
Page 303 - ... and the President of the United States should tell me that a great battle was to be fought for the liberty or slavery of the country, and asked...
Page 230 - Caesar had his Brutus — Charles the "First had his Cromwell — -and George the Third
Page 309 - Trusting in Almighty God, an approving conscience, and the aid of my fellow-citizens, I devote myself to the service of my native state, in whose behalf alone will I ever again draw my sword.
Page 262 - A tall, lank, uncouth-looking personage, with long locks of hair hanging over his face and a cue down his back tied in an eel-skin; his dress singular; his manners those of a rough backwoodsman.
Page 276 - I wish that in an instant I could communicate the information: but three thousand miles are not passed over in an instant, and we must wait four long weeks before we can hear from each other.

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