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An oration upon the moral and political evil of slavery

Buchanan, George

An oration upon the moral and political evil of slavery

delivered at a public meeting of the Maryland Society, for promoting the abolition of slavery and the relief of free negroes, and others unlawfully held in bondage ; Baltimore, July 4th, 1791

by Buchanan, George

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Published by Philip Edwards in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery -- United States -- Controversial literature

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 40133)

    Statementby George Buchanan.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40133.
    ContributionsMaryland Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes, and Others, Unlawfully Held in Bondage.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17554406M

      SALT LAKE CITY — Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton came under fire recently for saying that the Founding Fathers viewed slavery as a “necessary evil.” The remark, some historians say, wasn’t true, because it implies a uniformity of opinion that the nation’s founders did not share. If slavery were a moral evil (that is, sinful), the church would be bound to take cognisance of it; but our affirmation is, that it is not a matter for her jurisdiction, but is exclusively.

    ~ a series of seven debates in towns throughout Ilinois during the senitorial election ~ Lincoln, the republican party candidate for the U.S. Senate of Illinois, supported the "free soil" argument" that slavery should not be extended into the new territory and regarded slavery as a moral, socil and political evil. But Judge Douglas and his friends have broken up that policy and placed it upon a new basis by which it is to become national and perpetualSeptem Debate at Jonesboro, Illinois. Now I confess myself as belonging to that class in the country who contemplate slavery as a moral, social and political evil.

    Such principles “wage eternal war both with political and domestic slavery.” Miller did admit that the Old Testament allowed slavery in ancient Israel and that the New Testament enjoined obedience upon those in servitude, but he denied that these passages justified a continuance of the institution in the present.   John Caldwell Calhoun (18 March – 31 March ) was an American politician from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century. A Democrat who supported slavery, he served as the seventh Vice President of the United States, first under John Quincy Adams (–) and then under Andrew Jackson (–), but resigned the Vice Presidency to enter the United .


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Delivered at a Public Meeting of the Maryland Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and the Relief of Free Negroes and others unlawfully held in Bondage, Baltimore, July 4, By George Buchanan, M. D., Member of the American Philosophical Society.

Anti-slavery opinions before the year Read before the Cincinnati Literary Club, Novem To which is appended a facsimile reprint of Dr. George Buchanan's Oration on the moral and political evil of slavery, delivered at a public meeting of the Maryland Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Baltimore, July 4, by William Frederick Poole (Book).

8vo. Anti-Slavery Opinions before library. Its title is: "An Oration upon the Moral and Political Evil of Slavery, Delivered at a Public Meet- ing of the Maryland Society for Pj-omoting the Aboli- tion of Slavery and the Relief of Free Negroes and others unlawfully held in.

An oration upon the moral and political evil of slavery. Delivered at a public meeting of the Maryland Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes, and Others Unlawfully Held in Bondage.

Baltimore, July 4th, / By George Buchanan, M.D. member of the American Philosophical Society. Here we’ll handle a classic moral objection: the Bible is an evil book because it supports slavery (thus disproving Christianity and theism by implication).

For example, inprovocative atheist Dan Savage gave a keynote speech at a conference for high school journalists. The topic was supposed to be bullying, but instead he spent most of. Slavery as a positive good was the prevailing view of White Southern U.S. politicians and intellectuals just before the American Civil War, as opposed to a "necessary evil."They defended the legal enslavement of people for their labor as a benevolent, paternalistic institution with social and economic benefits, an important bulwark of civilization, and a divine institution similar or superior.

Virtually every single book of the New Testament calls for a moral response, and if our faith sees no connection between the spiritual and the moral, our faith is a sham. We demonstrate our. Nor will it do to say Lincoln occupied the moral high ground because he thought of slavery as a “necessary evil” whereas Calhoun perversely described it as a positive good.

The only thing that made slavery a “necessary evil” for Northerners was having to pay their share in eliminating it and having to live with free blacks.

Early years. Lincoln was born on Februin Hardin County, Kentucky. His family attended a Separate Baptists church, which had strict moral standards and opposed alcohol, dancing, and slavery.

The family moved north across the Ohio River to Indiana, where slavery was not allowed, and made a new start in then Perry, now Spencer County, Indiana. an oration upon the beauties of liberty, john allen AN APPEAL TO THE PUBLIC FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, Isaac Backus The Boston Tea Party: casks of tea are dumped into Boston Harbor from the British ship Dartmouth, by men disguised as Mohawk Indians, after a meeting of 8, Bostonians at Old South Church, conducted by Samuel Adams (Dec.

16). It should be clear to all right-thinking people that slavery was and is a moral abomination. chair of political economy at Augustana Co-author of the award-winning book The WSJ Guide to.

From the cover of America on Trial: A Defense of the Founding (Ignatius Press) America on Trial: A Defense of the Founding, by Robert R.

Reilly (Ignatius Press, pp., $). Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Staff. Robert E. Lee and Slavery. Contributed by Allen C. Guelzo. Robert E. Lee was the most successful Confederate military leader during the American Civil War (–).

This also made him, by virtue of the Confederacy's defense of chattel slavery, the most successful defender of the enslavement of African Americans. Frederick Douglass was an OG badass who had no time for mincing words or keeping his opinions to himself. There are Frederick Douglass quotes on just about everything any red-blooded American snowflake would care about, from women’s rights and peace to advocating for free public education and working to end capital punishment.

Freedom of speech was thus limited in Congress untilwhen the gag rule was defeated through the leadership of former President John Quincy Adams, the son of the second president, John Adams. "Old Man Eloquent," by then a Massachusetts representative, was unequivocal in his opposition to slavery and commitment to free speech.Of course, others besides abolitionists considered slavery a great moral and political evil (Speech on the Repeal of the Missouri Compromise, “An Irrepressible Conflict”, and Republican Party Platform)Unlike some other abolitionists (“On the Constitution and the Union”), however, Douglass did not see the Constitution as a pro-slavery.Republican Sen.

Tom Cotton opposes the Project: “As the Founding Fathers said, it was the necessary evil upon which the union was built, but the union was built in a way, as Lincoln said.