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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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The Longest Night: A Military History of the Civil War

David J Eicher - 2002 - 992 pages
...the nation's unhappiest birthday, its eightyfifth. "It is a struggle for maintaining in the world, that form, and substance of government, whose leading...unfettered start, and a fair chance, in the race of life." Lincoln asked for 400,000 men and $400 million to put down the rebellion. He made a strong case for...
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We Cannot Escape History: Lincoln and the Last Best Hope of Earth

James M. McPherson - 2001 - 176 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...unfettered start, and a fair chance, in the race of life."29 His letter to James Conkling on emancipation and to Erastus Corning on civil liberties demonstrated...
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In the Image of God: Religion, Moral Values, and Our Heritage of Slavery

David Brion Davis, Sterling Professor of History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery Resistance and Abolition David Brion Davis - 2001 - 392 pages
...war was being fought for the American dream, that it was "a struggle for maintaining in the world, that form, and substance of government, whose leading...artificial weights from all shoulders — to clear die path of laudable pursuit for all." Like Lincoln, Martin Luther King revitalized faith in the Declaration...
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Freedmen's Bureau Preservation Act: Are These Reconstruction Era Records ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology - 2001 - 56 pages
...to Congress said that the war was "a People's contest ... a struggle for maintaining in the world, that form and substance of government, whose leading object is to elevate the condition of men . . .." and this War Between the States was, among other things, a war about the condition of the slaves....
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Biographical Dictionary of Literary Influences: The Nineteenth Century, 1800 ...

John Powell - 2001 - 522 pages
...society, he opined, elevated the condition of all humans by removing unjust barriers and endeavoring "to afford all, an unfettered start, and a fair chance, in the race of life." A critical element in his political philosophy, then, was the concept of free labor, which secured...
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Liberty, Wisdom, and Grace: Thomism and Democratic Political Theory

John Hittinger - 2002 - 314 pages
...Abraham Lincoln's — when he spoke, in his First Message, of "the struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading...unfettered start and a fair chance in the race of life." — Jacques Maritain CHAPTER THREE Jacques Maritain and Yves R. Simon s Use of Thomas Aquinas in Their...
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Liberalism with Honor

Sharon R. Krause, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Department of Political Science Sharon R Krause - 2002 - 270 pages
...rights articulated by the Declaration as the highest political truths.16 They alone made possible the "form, and substance of government, whose leading...unfettered start, and a fair chance, in the race of life."17 The Declaration guaranteed Americans "the right to rise"18 and stood as a model for "the liberty...
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On the Road to Total War: The American Civil War and the German Wars of ...

Stig Förster, Jorg Nagler - 2002 - 720 pages
...war "essentially a People's contest ... a struggle for the maintaining in the world, that form of, and substance of government, whose leading object...artificial weights from all shoulders; to clear the path of laudable pursuit for all; to afford all, an unfettered start, and a fair chance, in the race...
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Bridging the Atlantic: The Question of American Exceptionalism in Perspective

German historical institute (Washington, D.C.). - 2002 - 310 pages
...contest," he characterized it as "a struggle for the maintaining in the world that form of, and the substance of government, whose leading object is,...artificial weights from all shoulders; to clear the path of laudable pursuit for all; to afford all, an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race...
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Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the ...

Dan McKanan - 2002 - 304 pages
...be indirect. The "People's Contest" would not advance the liberal agenda but would simply preserve "that form, and substance of government, whose leading object is, to elevate the condition of men." Lincoln assumed that this cause was his religious as well as political duty, but he alluded to this...
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