Excerpt From Economy Education Mixed Schools Speech Of Hon S S Cox, Member Of Congress From New York City, On The Education And Civil Rights Bills, Delivered January 13, 1874Therefore, In Conclusion, I O Pose This Bill As Over Legislation It Will Be Barren Of Practical Reen Ts Many Years Of Service Have Taught Me Some Lessons Of Humility I Did Not Miscalculate At The Begin Ning Of The War, As To The Way It Would End, As Some Did Of My Part I Expected That Slavery Would Be Riddled To Death By The Bullet Did Not Miscalculate As To The Freedmen S Bureau And Its Mischievous Results Nor As To The Consequences Of Universal Suffrage, Now Seen In The Radical States South Compared With The Conservative States As To Their Taxes, Peace, Prosperity, And Credit But I Did Miscalcnlate As To The Effect Of Enlisting The Blacks As Soldiers, And As To Their Re Ception And Conduct Here Besides, I Had Thought That In Time They Would See The Importance Of Dividing Their Vote Between The Parties, And Thus, While Avoiding Collisions With The White Race, Command Care And Respect.It Is Hard To Prescribe For The Evils Which Have Own Up Since And Out Of Our Civil War But There Is A Rule Whio Is Safe Put Not Your Faith In Legislation To Rectify Social Troubles And Race Divis Ions The Pendulum Of The Gentleman From Iowa Is Swinging Just Now In Favor Of Laissez Fairs, And Away From That Subtle Form Of Fetichism The Blind Adoration Through The Centuries, Of Overnmental Omnipotence We Are Admonished Against This, By T E Size Of Our Files, By The Clog G Of Our Business Here, By The Paralysis Of Our Ih Dustries, By The Urry Of Our Bourses, By The Panic In Our Banks And Marts, By The Changes In Our Politics, By The Expenses Of Our Living, By The Insecurity Of Our Property, By The Luxury Of Our Millionaires, By The Poverty Of Our Poor, By The Prodigality Of Our Officials, And By The Insecurity To Life, Liberty And The Pursuit Of Happiness, Which Are The Consequences Of A Bad Administration Even Of The Best Form Of Government.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
Samuel Sullivan Sunset Cox was an American Congressman and diplomat He represented both Ohio and New York in the United States House of Representatives, and also served as United States Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire.
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- Economy-Education-Mixed Schools
- Samuel Sullivan Cox
- 11 April 2017 Samuel Sullivan Cox