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A Plea for Captain John Brown

By: Henry David Thoreau

...’ day, and eat parched corn in remembrance of that time. They were neither Democrats nor Republicans, but men of simple habits, straightforward, praye... ...earth around us, but I would rather see the statue of Captain Brown in the Massachusetts State-House yard, than that of any other man whom I know. I r... ...k. It was no human power that gathered them about this preacher. What have Massachusetts and the North sent a few sane representatives to Congress for... ...illions of slaves. They are determined to keep them in this condition; and Massachusetts is one of the confederated overseers to pre- vent their escap... ...of Massa- chusetts, but such are they who rule and are obeyed here. It was Massachusetts, as well as Virginia, that put down this insurrection at Harp...

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

...pect to which we ought not to be, in a partisan sense, either Republicans or Democrats, but fellow citizens and fellowmen, to whom the interests of a ... ... The offices of President and Vice President have been put into the hands of Democrats. What does the change mean? That is the question that is upperm... ...uled. The election of 1960 had been close, and the Democratic Sena tor from Massachusetts was eager to gather support for his agenda. He attended Hol... ...e His purpose. Jimmy Carter INAUGURAL ADDRESS THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1977 The Democrats reclaimed the White House in the 1976 election. The Governor fr... ...the greatest among the Founding Fathers, Dr. Joseph Warren, President of the Massachusetts Congress, said to his fellow Americans, INAUGURAL ADDRESSES... ...r better than in those times of great challenge when we came together not as Democrats or Republi cans, but as Americans united in a common cause. Tw...

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Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...e and with each new uproar of announcement, The delegation from Essex! The Democrats from New Hamp- shire! The Whigs of Maine! the young patriot feels... ...there the muses, there the gods sojourn, and not in any geography of fame. Massachusetts, Connecticut River and Boston Bay you think paltry places, an... ...the religious sentiment of the present time ac- cords better with it. Born democrats, we are nowise quali- fied to judge of monarchy, which, to our fa... ...on, of Fourier, and of Owen, three communities have already been formed in Massachusetts on kindred plans, and many more in the country at large. They...

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