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Jefferson Davis -- Amnesty : In the House of Representatives, Monday, January 10, 1876 (Cover Title)

Blaine, James G.

Published by (House of Representatives), (Washington, D. C.), 1876
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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Unopened page tops. "The House having under consideration the bill (H. R. 214) to remove the disabilities imposed by the third section of the fourteenth article of the Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, the pending question being on the motion of Mr. Blaine to reconsider the motion by which the bill was repealed." "When the war ended, according to the universal usage of nations, the Government, then under the exclusive control of the Republican party, had the right to determine what should be the political status of the people who had been defeated in war. Did we inaugurate any measures of persecution? Did we set forth on a career of bloodshed and vengeance? Did we take property? Did we prohibit any man all his civil rights? Did we take from him the right he enjoys to-day to vote? Not at all. But instead of a general and sweeping condemnation the Republican party placed in the fourteenth amendment to the Constitution only this exclusion.". Bookseller Inventory # 4516

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Title: Jefferson Davis -- Amnesty : In the House of...

Publisher: (House of Representatives), (Washington, D. C.)

Publication Date: 1876

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

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