William H. Seward Quotes About Slavery

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"If slavery, limited as it yet is, now threatens to subvert the Constitution, how can we as wise and prudent statesmen, enlarge its boundaries and increase its influence, and thus increase already impending dangers?" ~ William H. Seward
"Sir, there is no Christian nation, thus free to choose as we are, which would establish slavery." ~ William H. Seward
"I speak on due consideration because Britain, France, and Mexico, have abolished slavery, and all other European states are preparing to abolish it as speedily as they can." ~ William H. Seward
"It is the maintenance of slavery by law in a state, not parallels of latitude, that makes its a southern state; and the absence of this, that makes it a northern state." ~ William H. Seward
"There is not only no free state which would now establish it, but there is no slave state, which, if it had had the free alternative as we now have, would have founded slavery." ~ William H. Seward
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