×
↓ Freedom Centers

Tag Archives: northern states


Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address: “The better angels of our nature”

“The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.”

by Abraham Lincoln

March 4, 1861 [Excerpts]

Apprehension seems to exist among the people of the Southern States that by the accession of a Republican Administration their property and their peace and personal security are to be endangered. There has never been any reasonable cause for such apprehension. Indeed, the most ample evidence to the contrary has all the while existed and been open to their inspection. It is found in nearly all the published speeches of him who now addresses you. I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that– Continue reading


WP2FB Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com