Thaddeus Stevens, (American Statesmen)
by McCall, Samuel W


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... INDEX Abolitionists, convention to op- pose, meets at Harrisburg, 48-51; value of their work, 133; their narrrowness, arrogance, and vio- lence, 133; really fail to impress North, 133, 134. Adams, Charles Francis, proposes constitutional amendment to pre- vent abolition of slavery, 122. Adams, John Quincy, his conspicu- ousness in House of Representa- tives, 66. Adams, Professor, at Dartmouth College, 13. Alabama, contract labor laws in, against negroes, 252; carpet-bag government in, 301. Alexander II. of Russia, eulogized by Stevens, 350. Allen, Charles, in House in 1849, 69; supports Stevens for speaker, 86. Anderson, Thomas L., in Congress in 1859, ridiculed by Stevens, 99. Anti-Masonic party, its origin, 29; organized in New York and Penn- sylvania, 29, 30; its failure as a national party, 30; attempts to crush Masons in Pennsylvania le- gislature, 31-33, 34, 46; carries Pennsylvania for Ritner in 1835, 46. Ashley, John H., proposes thir- teenth amendment, 225. Ashmun, George, in House, in 1849, Bank Of United States, chartered by Pennsylvania, 47; its branches prohibited in Democratic States, 47. Bar, conditions of success at, in 1820, 26. Black, Jeremiah S., forces Buchanan to alter his policy in 1861, 118, 119; made secretary of state, 119; on Stevens's legal ability, 202. Bingham, John A., on Committee on Reconstruction, 259; wishes to join amnesty with reconstruc- tion, 290; abuses Butler in de- bate, 339. Blair, Francis P., his theory of status of Confederate States con- troverted by Stevens, 236; at- tacks Fremont, 312; retort of Ste- vens to, 313. Border States, save Republican party in 1862, 221. Boutwell, George S., on Committee on Reconstruction, 259; a man- ager of Johnson impeachment, 338. Breckenridge, John C, ...

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    Notes: Collectible-Good. From the library of American author, columnist, journalist, and presidential speechwriter William Safire. (biography)