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Lincoln’s Reply to Senator Douglas at Peoria, Illinois. The Origin of the Wilmot Proviso. October 16, 1854-The Project Gutenberg

Lincoln’s Reply to Senator Douglas at Peoria, Illinois. The Origin of the Wilmot Proviso. October 16, 1854 … Our war with Mexico broke out in 1846. When Congress was about adjourning that session, President Polk asked them to place two … Continue reading

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