"Lewis Cass" was an United States/American military officer and politician. During his long political career, Cass served as a governor of the Michigan Territory, an American ambassador, a United States Senate/U.S. Senator representing Michigan, and co-founder as well as first Masonic Grand Master (Masonic)/Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Michigan. He was the losing nominee of the History of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party for president in 1848. Cass was nationally famous as a leading spokesman for the controversial Popular sovereignty in the United States#Emergence of the term .22popular sovereignty.22 and its pejorative connotation/Doctrine of Popular Sovereignty, which would have allowed voters in the territories to determine whether to make slavery legal instead of having Congress decide.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous soldiers! More Lewis Cass on Wikipedia.