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Abraham Lincoln and the end of slavery

by Russell Shorto

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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emancipation,
  • Presidents,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Slaves

  • About the Edition

    A brief biography of Abraham Lincoln, describing his political career, his feelings about slavery, and his role as president during the Civil War.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [31]) and index.

    Statementby Russell Shorto
    SeriesGateway civil rights
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.905 .S478 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28, [4] p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24870796M
    ISBN 101878841122
    ISBN 109781878841124
    LC Control Number91029902
    OCLC/WorldCa23228131

      Notwithstanding my shock, the evidence indeed suggested that the Book of Mormon had influenced the president, which might have been at least partially responsible for the fundamental shift in American policy during the war: the eradication of slavery and the constitutional protection for God’s temples; or, as Lincoln declared at Gettysburg.   In the s, Lincoln was politically attacked as an abolitionist, but he did not consider himself one; he did not call for the immediate .

    Decades of agitation for change came to fruition on Ap , when Abraham Lincoln signed legislation that ended slavery in the District of Columbiaânine months before the Emancipation Proclamation, which liberated slaves only in the Confederacy, and a full three years before ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment.   SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Bible given to Abraham Lincoln in the final months of the Civil War ties together the 16th president’s budding views on spirituality and his belief that God was calling him to end slavery as well as his widow’s labors .

    Abraham Lincoln is considered one of America’s greatest presidents. He led the country through the Civil War and fought to end slavery. He grew up in Kentucky, the son of a farmer. His mother died when he was a little boy and his father remarried. Abe loved learning and he was a hard worker. Continue reading Abraham Lincoln →.   Now comes an important book that, I think, will be invaluable for people who are overwhelmed by plus books on President Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War: “Every Drop of Blood: The.


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Allen C. Guelzo is the Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era at Gettysburg College, where he also directs the Civil War Era Studies Program and The Gettysburg Semester.

He is the author of Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President () and Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America (), both of which won the Lincoln by:   In the book FATHER ABRAHAM: LINCOLN'S RELENTLESS STRUGGLE TO END SLAVERY, historian Richard Striner seeks to partially overturn or at least seriously challenge this (consensus) view of L.

For Striner, L. had not only always hated slavery but was, since at least, strongly committed to trying to get rid of by: 7.

Lincoln, in a speech at Peoria, attacked slavery on the grounds that its existence within the United States made American democracy appear hyprocritical in the eyes of the world. However, he also confessed his uncertainty as how to end slavery where it then existed, because he believed that neither colonolization nor racial equality were practical.

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Slavery would end only through force: political and physical force, and Lincoln commanded both. When the United States House of Representatives failed to pass the Thirteenth Amendment in the summer ofLincoln rolled up his sleeves and began twisting a few arms. Before the s Lincoln did not think much of slavery, other than it was morally incompatible with his principles and founded on both injustice and bad policy.

He was antislavery but not abolitionist. Abolitionists sought the end of slavery and the assimilation of African Americans to society. They were not interested in working within the.

The Emancipation Proclamation and Thirteenth Amendment brought about by the Civil War were important milestones in the long process of ending legal slavery in the United States.

This essay describes the development of those documents through various drafts by Lincoln and others and shows both the evolution of Abraham Lincoln’s thinking and his efforts to operate within the. ‎A new book—and companion to the Steven Spielberg film—tracing how Abraham Lincoln came to view slavery and came to end it.

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The BBC programme, 'Abraham Lincoln: Saint or Sinner' argues that this changed Lincoln. Inhis final Emancipation Proclamation frees the slaves. And by the end of the war, it is likely that Lincoln is committed to not just ending slavery, but ensuring full citizenship to the 'black race'. Abraham Lincoln always thought slavery was unjust — but struggled with what to do once slavery ended.

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He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of :   Lincoln moved to end slavery on New Year’s Day It went on for three more years. The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before President Abraham Lincoln's Cabinet, painted by F Author: Ronald G.

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Long, Jewel of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln's Re-Election and the End of York: DaCapo, reprint pp., index. John C. Waugh, Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the York: Crown Publishers, pp.

Despite a range of political difficulties, and mounting public war weariness during the summer months, Abraham Lincoln seemed to Author: Adam I.

P. Smith. Abraham Lincoln always spoke up about fairness and thus led the country to abolish slavery. This simple biography follows him from childhood to the presidency, including the Civil War and his.