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Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution?

Phillips, Wendell

Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution?

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Published by American Anti-Slavery Society in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Antislavery movements -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe American Anti-slavery examiner -- no. 13, American Anti-slavery examiner -- no. 13, Slavery, source material and critical literature, Slavery pamphlets, Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14552164M

    As a significant political force in the pre-Civil War United States, the abolitionists had significant effect on the U.S. legal and political landscape. Their consistent efforts to end the institution of slavery culminated in with the ratification of the Constitution's thirteenth amendment, which outlawed slavery. Vermont, in convention, ratified the Constitution Janu , and was, by an act of Congress approved Febru , "received and admitted into this Union as a .


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Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution? by Phillips, Wendell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most of Can Abolitionists Vote or Take Office under the United States Constitution. consists of replies to seventeen objections to Phillips’s no-voting theory. These objections were apparently culled from the arguments of members of the Liberty Party (“Liberty Men,” as they were often called), which was the major pro-political.

Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution. Contributor Names Phillips, Wendell, African American Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) Created / Published New York: American Anti-Slavery Society, Excerpt from Can Abolitionists Vote or Take Office Under the United States Constitution.

Government bad, he must necessarily think all government so, has at least, the merit and the charm of novelty. There is a spice of arrogance just perceptible, in the conclusion that the Constitution of these United States is so perfect, that one who Author: Wendell Phillips.

Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution. Contributor Names Phillips, Wendell, African American Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) Created / Published. Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution?. New York: American anti-slavery society, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Wendell Phillips; African American Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress).

Get this from a library. Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution?. [Wendell Phillips; American Anti-Slavery Society.; United States.

President ( Adams);]. The American Ami-Slavery Society, at its Annual Meeting in May,adopted the following Resolution: Resolved, That secession from the present United States gov- ernment is the duty of every abolitionist ; since no one can take office, or throw a vote for another to hold office, under the United States Constitution, without violating his.

Phillips opened Can Abolitionists Vote or Take Office under the United States Constitution. by considering two major objections that had been made in response to the resolution passed by the AASS in (quoted above).

This resolution called for disunion and claimed that abolitionists should not seek political office or vote for those who do. The Constitution: What Does it Say. The Constitution of the United States contains a preamble and seven articles that describe the way the government Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution?

book structured and how it first three articles establish the three branches of government and their powers: Legislative (Congress), Executive (office of the President,) and Judicial (Federal court system).

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The disunionist: can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution. by Phillips, Wendell, ; Adams, John Quincy,   The abolitionist movement was an organized effort to end the practice of slavery in the United States. The first leaders of the campaign, which took place from about to.

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But "the right of citizens of the United States to vote" is more strongly protected in the text than jury service. It is the only right in the Constitution to be protected in terms of "previous.

Slaves did not have the right to vote, so this issue had nothing to do with voting rights; it merely enabled slave states to count slaves among their population totals. The three-fifths law was, in effect, eliminated by the 14th Amendment, which granted all citizens equal protection under the law.

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Advocates. Can Abolitionists Vote or Take Office under the United States Constitution?. New York: American Anti-Slavery Society, [Wade Hall Book Collection EP3 ] Phillips () was born in Boston.

He married Ann Terry Greene, a radical abolitionist and friend of William Lloyd Garrison, and thereafter committed himself to the cause.

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In the wake of the defeat of the Confederate States of America, the United States instituted the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments. The first African-American to take advantage of the new right to vote was Thomas Mundy Peterson. Peterson cast his historic vote on Maafter a prompt from abolitionists Marcus and.

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