Residents of Border States like Arizona were understandably terrified that a vicious war was raging a few miles away.
In the Border States each party had a feeling of bitter hostility toward the other.
"You say, with or without the Border States," remarked our host.
These were the months that tried men's souls in California, as in the Border States.
In the Border States, society was sharply divided, and feeling was bitter.
Although Congress adopted the joint resolution recommended by the President, the "Border States" would not accept the plan.
Except in a few districts in the Border States, these measures were successful.
These remarks are general, but apply with peculiar force to the People of the Border States at present.
In any event the loss was confined chiefly to the Border States.
The struggle was going on politically for the Border States.