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They have seized upon the government by bribery and corruption. They have made speculation and public robbery a science. They have loaded the nation, the state, the county, and the city with debt. Denis Kearney#Bribery 69
Denis Kearney#Bribery 69
A few men own from ten thousand to two hundred thousand acres each. The poor Laborer can find no resting place, save on the barren mountain, or in the trackless desert. Denis Kearney#Acres 69
Denis Kearney#Acres 69
California must be all American or all Chinese. We are resolved that it shall be American, and are prepared to make it so. May we not rely upon your sympathy and assistance? Denis Kearney#American 69
Denis Kearney#American 69
We know that if gold, if fraud, if force can defeat us, they will all be used. And we have resolved that they shall not defeat us. We shall arm. We shall meet fraud and falsehood with defiance, and force with force, if need be. Denis Kearney#Arm 65
Denis Kearney#Arm 65
They have stolen the public lands. They have grasped all to themselves, and by their unprincipled greed brought a crisis of unparalleled distress on forty millions of people, who have natural resources to feed, clothe and shelter the whole human race. Denis Kearney#Brought 58
Denis Kearney#Brought 58
We are men, and propose to live like men in this free land, without the contamination of slave labor, or die like men, if need be, in asserting the rights of our race, our country, and our families. Denis Kearney#Asserting 44
Denis Kearney#Asserting 44
To add to our misery and despair, a bloated aristocracy has sent to China - the greatest and oldest despotism in the world - for a cheap working slave. Denis Kearney#Add 41
Denis Kearney#Add 41
We are with you in this work. Workingmen must form a party of their own, take charge of the government, dispose gilded fraud, and put honest toil in power. Denis Kearney#Charge 33
Denis Kearney#Charge 33
There are a few Chinese smuggled in over the borders of British Columbia on the north and Mexico on the south. Denis Kearney#Borders 32
Denis Kearney#Borders 32
Our moneyed men have ruled us for the past thirty years. Under the flag of the slaveholder they hoped to destroy our liberty. Denis Kearney#Destroy 31
Denis Kearney#Destroy 31
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