grave question whether any government, not too strong for the liberties of its people, can be strong enough to maintain its existence in great emergencies. I believe each individual is naturally entitled to do as he pleases with himself and the fruit of his labor, so far as it in no wise interferes with any other man's rights. And yet no approach to such unanimity is attainable unless some deference shall be paid to the will of the majority simply because it is the will of the majority. In the seething cauldron of 62 and 63 Lincoln was called the "Baboon President" in the North, and "coward "assassin" and "savage" in the South. His winsome personality reveals itself in his self-deprecating humor. An era of corruption will follow and the money power of the country, will endeavor to prolong it's reign by working upon the prejudices of the people. They desired to express by that phrase, white men, men of European birth and European descent, and had no reference either to the negro, the savage Indians, the Fejee, the Malay, or any other inferior and degraded race, when they spoke of the equality.
Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky.
He was a descendant of Samuel.
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Surely He intends some great good to follow this mighty convulsion, which no mortal could make, and no mortal could stay. Basler,., The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. Cortissoz was art critic of the New York Herald Tribune Abraham Lincoln and others recoiled from the idea of government as a prop for the rich. In Richmond, Virginia (April 4, 1865 as"d in Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln (1996 by Don Edward Fehrenbacher and Virginia Fehrenbacher, editor,. And thus, from the force of circumstances, the basest principles of our nature, were either made to lie dormant, or to become the active agents in the advancement of the noblest cause that of establishing and maintaining civil and religious liberty.