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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 346 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 72 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 60 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 56 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 46 0 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 46 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 28 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 26 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 26 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
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he nomination, and his place was filled with the name of Herschel V. Johnson, a distinguished citizen of Georgia. The convention representing the conservative, or state-rights, wing of the Democratic party (the president of which was the Hon. Caleb Cushing of Massachusetts) on the first ballot unanimously made choice of John C. Breckinridge of Kentucky, then Vice-President of the United States, for the first office, and with like unanimity selected General Joseph Lane, then a Senator from Oregon, for the second. The resolutions of each of these two conventions denounced the action and policy of the Abolition party, as subversive of the Constitution, and revolutionary in their tendency. Another convention was held in Baltimore about the same period May 19, 1860. by those who still adhered to the old Whig party, reinforced by the remains of the American organization, and perhaps some others. This convention also consisted of delegates from all the states and, repudiating all
ongress its contemptuous reception and treatment in the United States Congress failure of last efforts at reconciliation and reunion speech of General Lane of Oregon. While the events which have just been occupying our attention were occurring, the last conspicuous effort was made within the Union to stay the tide of usurpasion of which, although not consummated, was obviously inevitable. Three of the Northwestern states—Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota—and the two Pacific states—Oregon and California —also held afoof from the conference. In the case of these last two, distance and lack of time perhaps hindered action. With regard to the other the course of the debate in the Senate on these grave propositions, a manly and eloquent speech was made on March 2, 1861, by the Hon. Joseph Lane, a Senator from Oregon, who had been the candidate of the Democratic state-rights party for the vice-presidency of the United States, in the canvass of 1860. Some passages of this spe
California united to the ports and forests of Oregon, and our countrymen commanding the trade of thich in common we desire—to secure the whole of Oregon to the United States. Thus considered, the brasure to look through. How is the case in Oregon>? Our settlements there must be protected, andritain to exercise exclusive jurisdiction over Oregon? If we would resist such act by force of arms reannexation of Texas and the reoccupation of Oregon at the earliest practicable period. The claimot increase our chances to secure the whole of Oregon, yet, because Southern men have urged the wisded between our conduct on Texas annexation and Oregon occupation. Is there such equality between th was the case of Texas; is there a parallel in Oregon? But who are those that arraign the South, ss on the immediate occupation of the whole of Oregon. The source is worthy the suspicion. These wechoes the call of the West on the question of Oregon. Though this Government has done nothing adeq[7 more...]
-99. Extract from inaugural address of 1862, 415. Union bank episode, 426-27. Extracts from letter to Brown of Georgia, concerning conscription law, 434-39. Extract from message to Congress, slaves as soldiers, 440-43. Extracts from speech on Oregon question, 447-52. Remarks on dissolution of Union, 456-67. Speech on U. S. president's message relative to Lecompton constitution, 465-69. Extracts from speech to citizens of Portland, Me., 470-73. Address to citizens of Boston, 478-89. Spee3. Northwestern territory. Cession to U. S., 4. Ordinance, 4, 7. Slavery, 5. Nullification, 190. Definition, 156. O Oglethorpe, —, 1. O'Kane, Colonel, 364. Ordinance of 1787, 4, 6, 7, 23. Sixth article, 4, 5, 6. Oregon, 214. Extracts from speech by Davis, 447-52. Orr, James L., 182. Orr (ship), 339. P Pacific railway surveys, 20-21. Palgrave, Sir, Francis, 131. Palinurus, 13. Pandora, 10. Paris, Count of, 172, 173. Partisa