previous next


The Annexation party.

Whilst the English press are threatening the South in advance with all the terrors of a European crusade, if they undertake to carry out the American notions of "manifest destiny"--which none of them have intimated in any way as any part of their intentions — the very first pronunciamento of annexation has come from the Black Republican leader, Senator Wade, who, in his speech just made, which is the first declaration on the floors of Congress, at this session, of Black Republican policy under Lincoln's administration, and everywhere called by that party as the reflection of their own sentiments, boldly takes ground for the Annexation of Canada. This is a part of the Republican programme, as announced by Wm. H. Seward in his late campaign speeches in the Northwest. How do you like that, Mr. Bull? We wish you joy of your new allies.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
Canada (Canada) (1)
hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Wade (1)
William H. Seward (1)
Lincoln (1)
Bull (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: