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the South would be forced to mhmm betweea abolition and ••cmiIm* , i
and he felt that there was little doubt as to the outcome. Ga>3tomm*m
solution as to the final settlement which would have to be esade included: ■
equal rights i the territories, faithful fulfillment of the fugitive slave
k««, cessation of the awti slavery agitation, and a coastitatioiaal asnead*
mat restoring to the South the power of protecting herself that aha •
had possessed before. The speech closed by stating that C^IUonte '
ftt test <faesiiom# if she were admitted with tit© mxctmim. of slavery -
then Hwe would be blind not to perceive la that case, that your real ob-
jects aare power aad aggrandisement," and the South would proceed to
The speech was hailed by sooae aa a mlght^ blow for southern rights,
while a law moderates, led by Foot*, did oi agree wi% ail. Calh©« had
to aay aad woald aatgtr* their I E approval. The dispute was mm pat
aside when word camefhat Webster woaid speak three days later. * ■ .■ , •
' Tbere was good reason for apprehemsioB on the past of the Sooth;
Wtiwtcr'i reputation as' as orator was sot ©aly widespread bat was also j
well founded. Compared with the other great speakers of Ms time,
Webster was surpassed If Calhoaa ia firmness of logical ©rga lsiati@
and lagged behind Clay to attractive delivery and popular appeal*.
Wabstert^«i^rte*ll|r lay ia cot&prehensiveites* awl strmgth of
3?OaIhou Works, IV, 54Z-573.
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Chappell, Ben A. The Southern Unity Movement, thesis, 1956; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107898/m1/71/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .