John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Prescient

From Storm Over Texas: The Annexation Crisis and the Road to Civil War by Joel H. Sibley:

"As certain as truth and God exist, the admission of Texas into this union will prove, sooner or later, an element of overwhelming ruin to the Republic."

Rep. Daniel Barnard of New York on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, January 1845

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