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Collection Reference Number GLC04972
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1833 
Title An address delivered before the citizens of Worcester
Date 4 July 1833
Author Everett, Edward (1794-1865)  
Document Type Book
Content Description Discusses the consequences of dissolution of the Union in the immediate aftermath of the Nullification crisis. Written during the Nullification crisis. "I know, indeed, that the dissolution of the Union would be the source of incalculable injury to every part of it; as it would, in great likelihood, lead to border and civil war, and eventually to military despotism" (page 9). Describes the Union as a pillar of American independence. Speaks of celebrating the Fourth of July and remembering the founding fathers and the Revolutionary War. Details the history of the United States from colonial times to the Revolution. Printed by Joseph T. Buckingham.
Subjects Nullification  US Constitution  Government and Civics  Secession  Civil War  Military History  Fourth of July  Holidays and Celebrations  Revolutionary War  
People Everett, Edward (1794-1865)  Buckingham, Joseph Tinker (1779-1861)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Edward Everett (1794-1865), a famed educator, orator and Whig politician from Massachusetts, served as President of Harvard University, Congressman, Senator, Governor, and Secretary of State. He also delivered the keynote speech at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg, speaking after President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859