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Archive for April 12th, 2012

“The Supreme Court… decision in the Dred Scott case…  is the most important decision ever made by any Court in this country…. It fortifies as by a wall of brass the rights of the slaveholder in the States and in the common territories. “The idea of the abolitionists, that a slave is free as soon […]

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In ancient days they sought to build a high tower reaching to the skies, that should successfully withstand all storm and flood. The twentieth century steamship is the modern equivalent of the Tower of Babel. For, in her strength and mechanical skill, she defies the elements, and within her hospitable area promises to seafaring folk […]

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