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The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery /

Eric Foner.

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Main Author: Foner, Eric
Published: New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
Topics: Slaves - Emancipation - United States. | Slavar - Förenta staterna. | Frigivning - Förenta staterna. | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 - Views on slavery.
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"I am naturally anti-slavery" : young Abraham Lincoln and slavery -- "Always a Whig" : Lincoln, 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.

Table of Contents for: The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and Am