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Owen Lovejoy

Data de nascimento: 6. Janeiro 1811
Data de falecimento: 25. Março 1864

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Owen Lovejoy era político americano.

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„The Republican Party, of which I am a member, stands pledged since 1856 to the extermination, so far as the federal government has the power, the twin relics of barbarism, slavery, and polygamy. They have this power in the territories of the United States.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA192 (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 192

„The equality of the human race is the pivot upon which our government rests and resolves.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://web.archive.org/web/20160319090912/https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA333#v=onepage&q&f=false (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 333

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„The doors will be forever barred and bolted against those miserable Democrats who scoff the rights of man.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA241 (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 241

„I will stand where I please.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
To angry Democrats who were threatening him during a speech (5 April 1860), as quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA191 (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 191

„I always defended it and always will, whether it be against the Democrats who pervert it, or the dis-unionists who trample on it.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA193&lpg=PA199 (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 199

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„I love the Constitution. It is enshrined in my heart. I love it better than any dozen Democrats in the land do tonight.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA243 (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 243

„Now comes the objection which you hear in the mouths of Democrats everywhere. Negro equality! Negro equality! The "Black Republicans" are in favor of negro equality!“

—  Owen Lovejoy
As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA239 (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 239

„The testimony of all religious societies in the slave states is that the slaves are heathen and it is an utter impossibility to Christianize them and civilize them by this process.“

—  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

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„Nobody can intimidate me.“

—  Owen Lovejoy
In response to threats by Democrats who were incensed by his anti-slavery remarks, as quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA193&lpg=PA194e (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 194

„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

„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

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