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It is encouraging to observe that the Congress is alive to the interests of those who are employed upon our wonderful arteries of commerce-the railroads-who so safely transport millions of passengers and billions of tons of freight.
In consequence of it, that system has multiplied its victims from five hundred thousand to nearly three millions-a vast amount of territory has been purchased, in order to give it extension and perpetuity-several new slave States have been admitted into the Union-the slave trade has been made one of the great branches of American commerce-the slave population, though over-worked, starved, lacerated, branded, maimed, and subjected to every form of deprivation and every species of torture, have been overawed and crushed,-or, whenever they have attempted to gain their liberty by revolt, they have been shot down and quelled by the strong arm of the national government; as, for example, in the case of Nat Turner's insurrection in Virginia, when the naval and military forces of the government were called into active service.
In consequence of it, that system has multiplied its victims from seven hundred thousand to nearly three millions-a vast amount of territory has been purchased, in order to give it extension and perpetuity-several new slave States have been admitted into the Union-the slave trade has been made one of the great branches of American commerce-the slave population, though over-worked, starved, lacerated, branded, maimed, and subjected to every form of deprivation and every species of torture, have been overawed and crushed,-or, whenever they have attempted to gain their liberty by revolt, they have been shot down and quelled by the strong arm of the national government; as, for example, in the case of Nat Turner's insurrection in Virginia, when the naval and military forces of the government were called into active service.

Examples of Commerce-the

Example #1
The Federal inspection, of safety appliances, for which the Congress is now making appropriations, is a service analogous to that which the Government has upheld for generations in regard to vessels, and it is believed will prove of great practical benefit, both to railroad employees and the traveling public.
Example #2
For the inspection of water craft and the Life-Saving Service upon the water the Congress has built up an elaborate body of protective legislation and a thorough method of inspection and is annually spending large sums of money.
Example #3
This solemn guaranty of security to the slave system, caps the climax of national barbarity, and stains with human blood the garments of all the people.
Example #4
The woman was found on Sabbath evening, near the sprang, and had to be carried into the house.
Example #5
Testimony of Eleazer Powel; Overseer of Hinds Stuart, shot a slave for opposing the torture of his female companion. TESTIMONY OF REV.
Example #6
TESTIMONY OF REUBEN C. MACY, AND RICHARD MACY.