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" Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity and a firm reliance on Him who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty. In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine,... "
A Sketch of Chili: Expressly Prepared for the Use of Emigrants, from the ... - Page 102
by Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna - 1866 - 181 pages
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 662 pages
...admitted that you who are dissatisfied hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism,...competent to adjust in the best way all our present difficulty. In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Presidents

Patrick Sauer - 2000 - 454 pages
...onus of dissolution upon the shoulders of he Confederacy. In his inauguration speech, Lincoln said, "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen,...not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war," and, "You can have no conflict without yourselves being the aggressors." At the same time, he said...
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Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-government

Lucas E. Morel - 2000 - 272 pages
...result."130 Lincoln has already appealed in his First Inaugural Address to "the Almighty Ruler of nations," "Christianity," and "a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land." Having already referred to the Creator as desirous for men to be self-governing, Lincoln concludes...
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Grant

Jean Edward Smith - 2001 - 784 pages
...Constitution expressly enjoins me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all of the States. ... In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen,...not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war." 167 Undeterred by the president's words, the Congress of the newly organized Confederate States of...
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Dreams of a More Perfect Union

Provost and Professor of Political Science Rogan Kersh, Rogan Kersh - 2001 - 388 pages
...Basler 1953 -55, 4:433-35. 79. Norton 1986,19-32,304-14. Cf. Lincoln, in his first inaugural, urging "firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land" (Basler 1989 [1946], 588). On Lincoln's relation of religious providence and national unity, see also...
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America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll - 2002 - 640 pages
...tribunal, the American people." In that dark hour Lincoln's solution was civil religion pure and simple: "Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm...competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty."24 But before the war had progressed very far, Lincoln evidently began to rethink these...
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From Yahweh to Yahoo!: The Religious Roots of the Secular Press

Doug Underwood - 2002 - 378 pages
...Lord," Theodore Roosevelt once said of his candidacy; in his first inaugural, Abraham Lincoln invoked "intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm...Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land" as a means for dealing with the crisis of secessionl.10 In the same vein, a progressive newspaper editor,...
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The Ashes That Still Remain

Thomas Koys - 2002 - 244 pages
...Inaugural Address, pp. 565-568 to Washington, DC His first inaugural address prompted the nation to have "a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land." Again and again throughout the war he reverted to the idea that behind all the struggles and losses...
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My Fellow Americans

Michael Waldman - 363 pages
...admitted that you who arc dissatisfied hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism,...competent to adjust in the best way all our present difficulty. In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue...
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Africans in the Americas Our Journey Throughout the World: The Long African ...

Sabas H. Whittaker M. F. a., Sabas Whittaker, M.F.A. - 2003 - 367 pages
...admitted that you who are dissatisfied hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism,...competent to adjust in the best way all our present difficulty. In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue...
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