The Origin Of The Late War; Traced From The Beginning Of The Constitution To The Revolt Of The…

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byGeorge Lunt

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXI. Object of this Volume.--Except for Causes arising In the North, any Attempt at Secesstoa In the South would hsve been Impossible.--Two Important Questions remaining after the War.--The Speediest Restoration host for the Wbole Country.--TJPJHdiesl Poller.--The Emancipation Question.--An Illustration of Radical Policy from Spanish History four hundred Years ago.--The End of the Republican Movement corresponds with Its Beginning.--What would have been the Condition of the Country, if Emancipation had taken place when tho Constitution was adopted.--The same Motive which led the Radical Managers to " precipitate" the War Induces them to oppose Restoration.--The Question must soon be--" Whether we will have a reestablished Constitution and true Union, or a Government of Laws and not of Men". It has been the object of this volume to trace the direct and indirect causes which led to the war. Less pains has been taken to exhibit in special detail the well-known sentiments, or the political demonstrations of determined secessionists at the South, either before or after those causes had accumulated and had become the basis of their action. Except for those causes it is plain that the promoters of secession would have had no ground of action, and could have made no such appeal to the people of the South, as to enlist them in a transaction so momentous as open rebellion against the Government of the country; or could have persuaded them thpt their interests and rights demanded of them the perils and sacrifices necessarily involved in such an attemptExcept for their belief in the existence and operation of those causes, and of the "danger to their rights and interests which they conceived were thus threatened, any effort for secession must necessarily hav...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXI. Object of this Volume.--Except for Causes arising In the North, any Attempt at Secesstoa In the South would hsve ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217395244

ISBN - 13:9780217395243

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