Addresses and Papers by Andrew S. Draper ...: 1909-1910

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1910 - 192 pages
 

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Page 64 - Blest with victory and peace, may the heaven-rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation. Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just; And this be our motto :
Page 147 - I do not expect the house to fall, but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction; or its advocates will push it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South.
Page 60 - Hats off! Along the street there comes A blare of bugles , a ruffle of drums; And loyal hearts are beating high: Hats off ! The flag is passing by!
Page 153 - Q. 3. If the Supreme Court of the United States shall decide that States cannot exclude slavery from their limits, are you in favor of acquiescing in, adopting, and following such decision as a rule of political action? Q. 4. Are you in favor of acquiring additional territory, in disregard of how such acquisition may affect the nation on the slavery question?
Page 64 - Praise the power that hath made and preserved us a nation. Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just, And this be our motto — "In God i* our trust;" And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave O'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave.
Page 162 - ... inconsistency ; and he gets something of a cheer for having done so. I would only remind the Judge that while he is very valiantly fighting for the Nebraska bill and the repeal of the Missouri Compromise, it has been but a little while since he was the valiant advocate of the Missouri Compromise.
Page 146 - I mean nothing personally disrespectful or unkind to that gentleman. I have known him for nearly twenty-five years. There were many points of sympathy between us when we first got acquainted. We were both comparatively boys, and both struggling with poverty in a strange land. I was a school-teacher in the town of Winchester, and he a flourishing grocery-keeper in the town of Salem.
Page 92 - It is believed that the future welfare of America largely depends on the Industrial training of our workers and in PROTECTING them. The inquiries of the Committee seem to Indicate that if the American workman Is to maintain the high standard of efficiency, the boys and girls of the country must have an opportunity to acquire educated hands and brains, such as may enable them to earn a living in a SELF-SELECTED vocation, and acquire an intelligent understanding of the duties of good citizenship.
Page 156 - If the slaveholding citizens of a United States Territory should need and demand congressional legislation for the protection of their slave property in such Territory, would you as a member of Congress, vote for or against such legislation?
Page 156 - I do not understand that because I do not want a negro woman for a slave I must necessarily want her for a wife.

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