The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery (Libro, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery
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The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery

Autore: Eric Foner
Pubblicazione: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011, ©2010.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Biography : IngleseVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Follows the life and career of Abraham Lincoln and the development of his anti-slavery sentiments, discusses his position that the institution was protected by the Constitution in the original slave states, and looks at the measured steps he took after the Kansas-Nebraska Act made the expansion of slavery a national issue.
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Persona nominata: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Eric Foner
ISBN: 039334066X 9780393340662
Numero OCLC: 1039332569
Destinatari Adult
Descrizione: xxi, 426 pages : illustrations, maps ; 221 cm
Contenuti: "I am naturally anti-slavery" : young Abraham Lincoln and slavery --
"Always a whig" : slavery, the law, and the second party system --
"The monstrous injustice" : becoming a republican --
"A house divided" : slavery and race in the late 1850s --
"The only substantial difference" : Secession and Civil War --
"I must have Kentucky" : the border strategy --
"Forever free" : the coming of emancipation --
"A new birth of freedom" : securing emancipation --
"A fitting, and necessary conclusion" : abolition, reelection, and the challenge of reconstruction --
Epilogue "Every drop of blood" : the meaning of the war.
Responsabilità: Eric Foner.

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Follows the life and career of Abraham Lincoln and the development of his anti-slavery sentiments, discusses his position that the institution was protected by the Constitution in the original slave states, and looks at the measured steps he took after the Kansas-Nebraska Act made the expansion of slavery a national issue.

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