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" If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time save Slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy Slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount... "
The Century: 1888-89 - Page 413
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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

James W. Loewen - Education - 2007 - 444 pages
...fifteen of the eighteen books, is his letter of August 22, 1862, to Horace Greeley's New York Tribune: My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it...
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Presidents, Diplomats, and Other Mortals: Essays Honoring Robert H. Ferrell

Robert H. Ferrell - History - 2007 - 350 pages
...emphatic. "Now is the time" To underline his argument, he told Horace Greeley in the New York Tribune: "My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save it...
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Race, Law, and American Society: 1607 to Present

Gloria J. Browne-Marshall - Law - 2007 - 377 pages
...discussing the Black migration North of the 1800s), 117-118. 65. Ibid. 66. Abraham Lincoln, August 22, 1862. "My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - Religion - 2007 - 262 pages
...but he also differed with those who would not seek to save the Union unless slavery was destroyed. "My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavely. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it, and if I could...
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Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People

Clara Ingram Judson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 195 pages
...would not save the Union unless they could at the same time save slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union....
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...would not save the Union, unless they could at the same time save slavery. I do not agree with them. II there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union,...
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Mestizo

Paul Romero - Fiction - 2008 - 75 pages
...both sides but not in this war. No man has the right to hold another as a slave. Lincoln once wrote, "My paramount object in this struggle, is to save the union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery." In 1861, the Northern states held four-fifths of the nation's factories, more than...
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Antebellum Slavery: The Orthodox Christian View

Gary Lee Roper - Slavery - 2008 - 350 pages
...as a woman of the town plying her avocation. " 147 The "Great Emancipator, "Abraham Lincoln, wrote: "My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could...
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What's Wrong with Obamamania?: Black America, Black Leadership, and the ...

Ricky L. Jones - Social Science - 2010 - 158 pages
...would not save the Union, unless they could at the same time save slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union,...
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The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 pages
...would not save the Union, unless they could at the same time save slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union,...
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