Anticipations Of The Future, To Serve As Lessons For The Present Time; In The Form Of Extracts Of Letters From An English Resident In The United State by Edmund Ruffin

Anticipations Of The Future, To Serve As Lessons For The Present Time; In The Form Of Extracts Of…

byEdmund Ruffin

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1860. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE SOUTH * FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1856-7. SECTION I. The sectional abolition party barely defeated in 1856--and the causca. In the late presidential election a victory has been achieved for the constitutional rights of the southern states. The northern abolitionists and their auxiliaries have been repulsed, and their strongest assault has been foiled and defeated for the present time. But though defeated, our enemies are neither weakened nor discouraged. They have seen that with even their present numbers, if more adroitly marshaled and directed, they might have been victorious. And with their growing and certain gains, from the hordes of future ignorant immigrants from Europe, [?This argument, which consists so largely of "Anticipations of the Future," and therefore is appropriately appended here, will be reprinted from the first publication, which was made in the Richmond Enquirer in December, 1856-- and which was republished in De Bow's Review, in 1857, with the addition of the concluding section. The only changes now to be made, from one or both of (most of whom will be ready tools for the service,) the abolition party will be relatively stronger for the next contest, in the next presidential election. And what is this victory that the South has gained, and its value? And by what means was it secured? Even if Maryland had not been an exception to the otherwise unanimous vote of the slaveholding states, their unanimous vote would have been overpowered by an united vote of the states under abolition influence, and all of which will be ready hereafter, under different circumstances, to follow the lead of abolition to put down slavery, and to crush the rights and the vital interests, and the ve...

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Title:Anticipations Of The Future, To Serve As Lessons For The Present Time; In The Form Of Extracts Of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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