Andreas Hanselmann, United States immigrants
I came back to New Orleans. There one talked about nothing else but war. The northern and southern states rebelled against each other. In the latter, Negro slaves were used in the cotton- and sugar cane plantations. The others abhorred the trade with people and worked toward the abolition of slavery. For many years the Democrats, as the friends of slavery called themselves, were successful in winning for one of theirs the presidential election that took place every four years and thereby dominated the federal government.
Hanselmann, Andreas; im Bundt, Ch. H.; Blatter,, Richard Translator; and Schelbert,, Leo Editor
"Adventures in North America According to My Own Experiences: My Military Service,"
Swiss American Historical Society Review: Vol. 47
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/sahs_review/vol47/iss3/4