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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Views on slavery.,
  • Slavery -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen Leacock.
SeriesGreat occasions
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. incl. illus.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17766609M

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  Historians have debated how seriously Lincoln took colonization efforts, but Mr. Magness said the story he uncovered, to be published next week in a book, “Colonization After Emancipation Author: Stephen Dinan. Based on decades of painstaking research into court records, this book is the true story of the three Supreme Court trials of the first slave freed by a then-young lawyer, Abraham Lincoln, in Illinois in In , the Editor of the Illinois History Journal called this body of research "the only story of Lincoln that is really new.". Not only was the amendment’s command abolishing slavery the climax of Steven Spielberg’s film Lincoln, it was the high point of the American Civil War, fulfilling in the timeless book of law Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr. This laudatory commentary was drawn by a Pittsburgh artist. As Lincoln writes, his hand is placed on a Bible that rests on a copy of the U.S. Constitution—the sources of his inspiration. The scales of justice hang badly out of balance. Also on the wall hangs a key—perhaps to open locks and free the slaves.

  Foner traces how Lincoln first supported this kind of colonization — the idea that slaves should be freed and then encouraged or required to leave the United States — for well over a decade. In September and May he revoked orders by Generals Frémont and Hunter freeing the slaves of Confederates in their military districts. In December he forced Secretary of War Simon Cameron to delete from his annual report a paragraph recommending the freeing and arming of Size: KB. This book is about President Abraham Lincoln and what would happen if he did surrender too the south. What If Abraham Lincoln Did not win the Civil War.   This essay introduces you to the main forces behind the abolition of slavery in the United States, as well as the debate among historians as to who played the key role. Once the first shots of the Civil War were fired in Charleston harbor on Ap , President Abraham Lincoln insisted that .

Get this from a library! Lincoln frees the slaves. [Stephen Leacock; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)]. Lincoln worried that the extension of slavery into new western lands could block free labor on free soil when rich slave owners bought up all the best lands. Lincoln, with partial compensation to owners, did end slavery in the District of Columbia in ; this abolitionist goal for decades became possible with the departure of the Southern. Abraham Lincoln's Secret Visits to Slaves In the mids, the Federal Writers’ Project interviewed thousands of former slaves, some of whom claimed the president came to their plantations Author: William R. Black. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 96 pages: illustrations ; 19 cm: Contents: The unspeakable trade --American crusade --The young man from the log cabin --The road to war --Lincoln as president --Cross over Jordan --The battle's end --Lincoln.