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Speech of R. W. Thompson, of Indiana, on the slavery question.

Delivered in the House of representatives, January 25, 1849.

by Richard Wigginton Thompson

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Published by Towers, printer in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Slavery -- United States -- Speeches in Congress.

    • Edition Notes

      Caption title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE449 .T48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6604247M
      LC Control Number17031812
      OCLC/WorldCa5731874

      Burrill, Mr., remarks of, on his resolution concerning the African slave trade pp74, 76 Speech of, in support of the same p95; Campbell, George W., of Tennessee, remarks of, on the resolution respecting the African slave trade p76; Introduction of Slaves, a bill in addition to the act to prohibit the, read p Read a second time p William Lloyd Garrison (Decem – ), who signed and printed his name Wm. Lloyd Garrison, was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social is best known for his widely-read anti-slavery newspaper The Liberator, which he founded in and published in Boston until slavery in the United States was abolished by Constitutional amendment.

      Friends of the slave, the question is not whether by our efforts we can abolish slavery, speedily or remotely for duty is ours, the result is with God; but whether we will go with the multitude to do evil, sell our birthright for a mess of pottage, cease to cry aloud and spare not, and remain in Babylon when the command of God is "Come out of. person of color, F. M. C. for free man of color, or F. W. C. for free woman of color, directly after the name. The question mark after a name or a figure or in a column indicates that the record is such that the fact could not be accurately determined.

      Twenty-four of the 84 sentences in this speech are rhetorical questions. That's nearly 30 percent which is a sizable chunk. In fact, the entire first paragraph is made up of rhetorical questions: Fellow citizens, pardon me, and allow me to ask, why am I called upon to speak here today? Douglass's stump speech for 25 years after the end of the Civil War emphasized work to counter the racism that was then prevalent in unions.[] In a speech delivered on Novem , Douglass said: "A man's rights rest in three boxes. The ballot box, jury box and the cartridge box. Let no man be kept from the ballot box because of his color.


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Speech of R. W. Thompson, of Indiana, on the slavery question by Richard Wigginton Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

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I've listed this article for peer review because I think it's just about ready for FA status, and want to know what little tweaks are needed to get that. Thomas R. Dew Defends Slavery () It is said slavery is wrong, in the abstract at least, and contrary to the spirit of Christianity.

To this we answer that any question must be determined by its circumstances, and if, as really is the case, we cannot get rid of slavery without producing a greater injury to both the masters and slaves, there is no rule of conscience or revealed law of.

Scott had been a slave in owner took him to live in territories where slavery was they returned to Missouri.

After his owner’s death, Scott sued for his freedom. He argued that he was a free man because he had lived in territories where slavery was illegal. His case,Dred Scott v. Sandford, reached the Supreme Court. With the end of slavery in the state, Indiana became a border state with the southern slave states.

Hoosiers like Levi Coffin came to play an important role in the Underground Railroad that helped many slaves escape from the South. Indiana remained anti-slavery and in the American Civil War remained with the Union and contributed men to the war.Speech of Hon.

Thaddeus Stevens, of Penn., on the Presidential Question; and the Slavery Issue: Delivered in the House of Representatives, August 12 .American Book Company, - Indiana - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book Stories of Indiana Maurice Thompson Full view - Page - There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in this State, otherwise than for the punishment, of crimes.