Ulysses S. Grant Quote

The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which citizenship should carry with it. This is wrong, and should be corrected. To this correction I stand committed, so far as Executive influence can avail.


Second Inaugural Address (1873)

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The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which...

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The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which...

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The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which...

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The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which...