Saturday, August 13, 2005

Democratic Party – Supported Expansion of Slavery

Ulysses S Grant on the Mexican War

From "Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant":
- "The occupation, separation and annexation [of Texas] were, from the inception of the movement to its final culmination, a conspiracy to acquire territory out of which slave states might be formed"
- "Annexationists wanted more territory"
- "The Southern rebellion [American Civil War] was largely an outgrowth of the Mexican war."

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