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Owen Lovejoy

Geburtstag: 6. Januar 1811
Todesdatum: 25. März 1864

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Owen Lovejoy war ein US-amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1857 und 1864 vertrat er den Bundesstaat Illinois im US-Repräsentantenhaus.

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Zitate Owen Lovejoy

„You say this is horrid. I know it is horrid. I know it is horrid to hold men in slavery. I know it is horrid to doom four million human beings to condition of chattels.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA193&lpg=PA198 (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 198

„The estimation of the Democratic Party is iniquity!“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://web.archive.org/web/20160319090756/https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA226#v=onepage&q&f=false (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 226

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„The Constitution is a piece of rotten parchment that ought to be trodden under foot.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
Several Democrats accused Lovejoy of saying this, but he denied ever saying so. https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA193&lpg=PA199

„I warn you, be careful and consider the consequences of your vote.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://web.archive.org/web/20160319090634/https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA220#v=onepage&q&f=false (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 220

„So far as my right to life and liberty is concerned, I did not get it from Congress or Parliament. I did not get it from the Democratic Party. I did not get it from any evil spirits whose names commence with the same initials as the Democrats.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://web.archive.org/web/20160319081944/https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA234#v=onepage&q&f=false (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 234

„We thank thee for the wisdom of the fathers in the formation of this government, and for the assistance thou didst render them in arriving at the great principles relating to the equality of man. We thank thee for the glorious declaration.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://web.archive.org/web/20160319091004/https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA394#v=onepage&q&f=false (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 394

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„We firmly believe in the natural equality of man; we believe the people are independent. Sovereign, if you please. As far as a nobility, hereditary, or otherwise are concerned, we are grounded and settled in belief that 'all men are created equal'.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://web.archive.org/web/20160319080502/https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA48 (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 48

„The Republican Party is for positive intervention. They propose, as our fathers did, to erect a wall of intervention, of prohibition, and station an angel of liberty at the gates in that wall, who shall keep watch and ward there day and night, and guard the territories against the entrance of slavery, as the cherubim of God kept sin out of Eden.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://web.archive.org/web/20160319082926/https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA233#v=onepage&q&f=false (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 233

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