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" This is essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading object is to elevate the condition of men... "
The Old Guard: A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Principles of 1776 and 1787 - Page 269
1863
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850, Volume 3

James Ford Rhodes - 1895
...contest," he declared. "The leading object of the government for whose existence we contend " is " to afford all an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race of life." Such a government the secessionists aim to overthrow, and "the plain people understand and appreciate...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 5

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - 1911
...essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading...of the Government for whose existence we contend. I am most happy to believe that the plain people understand and appreciate this. It is worthy of note...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897, Volume 6

United States. President - 1897
...essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading...of the Government for whose existence we contend. I am most happy to believe that the plain people understand and appreciate this. It is worthy of note...
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The Words of Abraham Lincoln, for Use in Schools

Abraham Lincoln - 1898 - 270 pages
...essentially a" people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of Government whose leading...of the Government for whose existence we contend. I am most happy to believe that the plain people understand and appreciate this. It is worthy of note...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - 1899
...essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading...of the Government for whose existence we contend. I am most happy to believe that the plain people understand and appreciate this. It is worthy of note...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - 1899 - 433 pages
...essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading...— to lift artificial weights from all shoulders. . . . I am most happy to believe that the plain people understand and appreciate this. It is worthy...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - 1899 - 433 pages
...essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading...— to lift artificial weights from all shoulders. . . . I am most happy to believe that the plain people understand and appreciate this. It is worthy...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading...from all shoulders ; to clear the paths of laudable pursuits for all ; to afford all an unfettered start, and a fair chance in the race of life. Yielding...
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New Jerseyans in the Civil War: For Union and Liberty

William J. Jackson - 2000 - 270 pages
...the world that form and substance of government whose object is to elevate the condition of men ... to afford all an unfettered start, and a fair chance in the race of life."40 Two years later at Gettysburg, the president would express this idea far more majestically...
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Nominations Considered During the Second Session of the 106th Congress ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works - 2000 - 165 pages
...Congress he stated, "This is essentially a people's contest. It is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading object is to elevate the constitution of men, to lift artificial weights from all shoulders, to clear the paths of laudable...
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