what old Abe thought of negroes

what old Abe thought of negroes

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Tom Travis

Hickory, NC

#1 Jul 14, 2013
Abraham Lincoln Quote

I will say then that I am not, nor ever have been in favor of bringing about in anyway the social and political equality of the white and black races that I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior, and I as much as any other man am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race. I say upon this occasion I do not perceive that because the white man is to have the superior position the negro should be denied everything.

by:

Abraham Lincoln
(1809-1865) 16th US President
BuckOFAMA

Duluth, GA

#2 Jul 14, 2013
aT LeAsT he wasn't WITH A MURDERING CULT like Ben Franklin was with the 'HellFire' society.

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