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" It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces, and it means that the United States must and will, sooner or later, become either entirely a slaveholding nation, or entirely a free-labor nation. "
The Dial - Page 34
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Hidden Treasures: Or, Why Some Succeed While Others Fail

Harry A. Lewis - Success - 1887 - 534 pages
...free and slave labor in the United States, he said : "It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing forces, and it means that the United States must and...either entirely a slaveholding nation, or entirely a free labor nation." Thus, while others dodged this issue, William H. Seward came squarely out in language...
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The Works of William H. Seward, Volume 4

William Henry Seward - Legislators - 1888 - 714 pages
...the work of interested or fanatical agitators, and therefore ephemeral, mistake the case altogether. It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and...entirely a free-labor nation. Either the cotton and rice-fields of South Carolina and the sugar plantations of Louisiana will ultimately be tilled by free...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888 - 600 pages
...the work of interested or fanatical agitators, and therefore ephemeral, mistake the case altogether. It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and...either entirely a slave-holding nation or entirely a free labor nation. Either the cottonand rice-fields of South Carolina and the sugar plantations of...
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A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - American literature - 1888 - 600 pages
...the work of interested or fanatical agitators, and therefore ephemeral, mistake the case altogether. It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and...either entirely a slave-holding nation or entirely a free labor nation. Either the cottonand rice-fields of South Carolina and the sugar plantations of...
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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political ..., Volume 2

James Harrison Kennedy - Presidents - 1888 - 694 pages
...the work of interested or fanatical agitators, and therefore ephemeral, mistake the case altogether. It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and...United States must and will sooner or later become entirely either a slaveholding nation, or entirely a free labor nation. Either the cotton or the rice...
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Four Years with the Army of the Potomac

Régis de Trobriand - United States - 1888 - 816 pages
...Seward, its principal teacher at this time, stated, in a powerful speech, the following dilemma : " Either the cotton and rice fields of South Carolina and the sugar plantations of Louisiana will finally be cultivated by free labor, and Charleston and New Orleans will become markets open only to...
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William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879: The Story of His Life Told by His ...

Wendell Phillips Garrison, Francis Jackson Garrison - 1889 - 558 pages
...the work of interested or fanatical agitators, and therefore ephemeral, mistake the case altogether. It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces, and it means tha£ the United States must and will, sooner or later, become either entirely a slaveholding nation,...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 2

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 530 pages
...the work of interested or fanatical agitators, and therefore ephemeral, mistake the case altogether. It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and...slave-holding nation, or entirely a free-labor nation." — Seward, Rochester Speech, October 25, 1858. CHAP. xv. found statesman. Such a leader could not...
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Open Sesame!: Arranged for students over fourteen years old

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - Readers - 1890 - 402 pages
...the work of interested or fanatical agitators and therefore ephemeral, mistake the case altogether. It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and...slave-holding nation or entirely a free-labor nation. ODE ON DECORATING THE GRAVES OF THE CONFEDERATE DEAD. HENRY TIMROD. SLEEP sweetly in your humble graves,...
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Wendell Phillips: the Agitator

William Carlos Martyn - Biography & Autobiography - 1890 - 608 pages
...Theodore Parker (Ms.). * Vide Arnold's " Lincoln," p. 114. * " William Lloyd Garrison," vol. iii., p. 420. it means that the United States must and will, sooner...slave-holding nation or entirely a free-labor nation." ' This idea of an " irrepressible conflict" was as trite as the multiplication table to Mr. Phillips....
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