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The American Question, and How to Settle It (Paperback) Loot Price: R366
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The American Question, and How to Settle It (Paperback): Charles Tennant
The American Question, and How to Settle It (Paperback): Charles Tennant

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The American Question, and How to Settle It (Paperback)

Charles Tennant

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863. Excerpt: ... 252 CHAPTER XVI. CONCLUSION. From the foregoing review of facts the following seem to be just conclusions: 1. That the origin of the present crisis in the American Union is Slavery. 2. That it is safer to attempt the removal of this evil by gradual means, than suddenly by an act of Emancipation. 3. That the Union between the North and the South is dissolved for ever, and that it is not for the interest of either that the Union should be restored. 4. That it is for the best interests of the North and the South that they should form separate and independent Unions, to be governed by their own laws respectively, and to be united only by their common interests. 5. That their common interests should be secured, and made perpetual, as far as possible, by a treaty on the terms proposed. 6. That the tendency of these terms is, to secure the co-operation and support of all other Nations. 7. That a treaty on these terms can be carried out only through the mediation of the British and French Governments. Such a treaty would be strengthened and confirmed by an amalgamation of the interests of Canada with those of the Northern and Southern Unions. Thus would be established in North America three independent Nations, closely connected with each other geographically and commercially, and bound to each other, as well as to all the Nations of Europe, by the strongest bonds of mutual interests. The gain of independence to Canada would be no loss to Great Britain, but, on the contrary, a great gain in every way as a secured open market, and a self-supporting Sovereign State. On the part of Canada, all the tendencies towards the Mother-Country would be not only preserved, but most materially strengthened, --inasmuch as such a concession would remove all jealousies and other d..


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Charles Tennant
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-16261-9
Barcode: 9781150162619
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-16261-9

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