Harry V. Jaffa Quote

And Lincoln pointed out that this argument—which the Court applied to the territories—could also equally well be applied to the states, so that the prospect of slavery becoming national, not only through the spread into the new territories but in the spread to the states, was very great. This was Lincoln's argument.


The Real Abraham Lincoln: A Debate (2002)

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And Lincoln pointed out that this argument—which the Court applied to the territories—could also equally well be applied to the states, so that...

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And Lincoln pointed out that this argument—which the Court applied to the territories—could also equally well be applied to the states, so that...

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And Lincoln pointed out that this argument—which the Court applied to the territories—could also equally well be applied to the states, so that...

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And Lincoln pointed out that this argument—which the Court applied to the territories—could also equally well be applied to the states, so that...