James Buchanan Quote

The course of events is so rapidly hastening forward that the emergency may soon arise when you may be called upon to decide the momentous question whether you possess the power by force of arms to compel a State to remain in the Union


The works of James Buchanan, comprising his speeches, state papers, and private correspondence. Volume 11 (ed. Best Books on, 1908) - ISBN: 9781623767464

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The course of events is so rapidly hastening forward that the emergency may soon arise when you may be called upon to decide the momentous question...

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The course of events is so rapidly hastening forward that the emergency may soon arise when you may be called upon to decide the momentous question...

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The course of events is so rapidly hastening forward that the emergency may soon arise when you may be called upon to decide the momentous question...

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The course of events is so rapidly hastening forward that the emergency may soon arise when you may be called upon to decide the momentous question...