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The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account ...
If the dignity as well as the prestige and influence of the United States are not to be wholly sacrificed, we must protect those w ...
I thought it altogether proper that I should take a brief furlough from official duties at Washington to mingle with you here to-d ...
I incline to think that the people will not now sustain the policy of upholding a State Government against a rival government, by ...
Disunion and civil war are at hand; and yet I fear disunion and war less than compromise. We can recover from them. The free State ...
As a colored woman I might enter Washington any night, a stranger in a strange land, and walk miles without finding a place to lay ...
Within us, the people of the United States, there is evident a serious and purposeful rekindling of confidence, and I join in the ...
If the Union is now dissolved it does not prove that the experiment of popular government is a failure.... But the experiment of u ...
While I am in favor of the Government promptly enforcing the laws for the present, defending the forts and collecting the revenue, ...
I am blamed for the pardon of [Ezra Hervey] Heywood, convicted in Boston of sending obscene matter through the mails. A man guilty ...
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