The nation still in danger ; or, Ten years after the war

The nation still in danger ; or, Ten years after the war


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'' ti.twmmmr-mrnm r n J1f extended articles. The facts, figures and opinions here presented, are asworthy, we think, of the thoughtful consideration of every American citi- zen. GEO. WHIPPLE,) „ **«*""* M. E. STRIEBY, ( — cf\c£ ?\0 ** j*t~i THE NATION STILL IN DANGER. By Rev. M. E. Strieby. supreme danger lies in the alienation between theAmerica's and out negro This is at-North the South, growing of slavery. tested by fifty years of bitter controversy, intensified by the Mexi- can war. the Kansas-Border conflict and the late dreadful rebellion. It was hoped that this last, in the direful series, would have ended the trouble, new complications. Slavery wasbut it only introduced removed, but the negro remained, and at once the two questions sprung up as Christian culture. The firstto his civil status and of wholethese the civil status—aroused the nation for a time, but soon the popular leeling, reacting from the overstrain of the war, and weary of the new discussion, left the matter in the hands of with them theCongress and the political parties, and agitation has never ceased, being fomented by the ever-recurring disturbances in the South. The of Christian culture for the blacks awakenedduty great enthusiasm numerous societies werein the North formed ; and vast sums of money gathered, but here again the popular im- pulse has subsided and the great work has sunk to the rank of an ordinary charity.



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