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doctrine
used in Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth

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Definition
a belief (or system of beliefs or principles) accepted as authoritative by some group
  • The supporters of this doctrine vote for Buchanan.
    Subsection 4 (93% in)
  • It read in part: "They [Lincoln and Stone] believe that the institution of slavery is founded on injustice and bad policy, but that the promulgation of abolition doctrines tends to increase rather than abate its evils."
    Subsection 4 (14% in)
  • The party put out a campaign pamphlet entitled: The New Democratic Doctrine: Slavery not to be confined to the Negro race, but to be made the universal condition of the laboring classes of society.
    Subsection 4 (93% in)

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