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The Jewel of Liberty book. Had Lincoln lost, the Confederacy might have achieved its two main goals: independence as a nation and the perpetuation of slavery.

The Jewel of Liberty book. Never in our past has the nature and future of the nation depended so much on the ballot bo. .

Abraham Lincoln's position on slavery is one of the most discussed aspects of his life. Lincoln often expressed moral opposition to slavery in public and private

Abraham Lincoln's position on slavery is one of the most discussed aspects of his life. Lincoln often expressed moral opposition to slavery in public and private. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong", he stated in a now-famous quote. I can not remember when I did not so think, and feel.

Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln. It investigates deeply the events of 1864 that eventually produced Lincoln's re-election and, with it, the emancipation of the slaves. All Authors, Contributors: David E Long; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

The BBC programme, 'Abraham Lincoln: Saint or Sinner' argues that this changed Lincoln. Slavery is finished in America. It will, however, be another century before even the semblance of citizenship is given to black Americans. In 1863, his 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'. Less than a week after Robert E. Lee effectively surrenders the Confederacy, Lincoln is assassinated. The great post-war Reconstruction now occurs without the very man who could have ensured all the bloodshed was not in vain.

This book documents some of Lincoln's struggles as he strived to end slavery in America. I tip my hat to Dr. Guelzo for writing this outstanding book about President Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. This book receives my strongest recommendation. As we know, his efforts cost him his life. Riveting book, highly recommended. Misunderstandings of the man and this important document's meaning and effect seem to run rampant.

Abraham Lincoln's re-election and the end of slavery. Dr. David E. Long, a professor of law and history, is the first to investigate deeply the events of 1864 that eventually produced Lincoln's re-election and, with it, the emancipation of the slaves

Abraham Lincoln's re-election and the end of slavery. 1st ed. by David E. Long. Published 1994 by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA. Written in English. Long, a professor of law and history, is the first to investigate deeply the events of 1864 that eventually produced Lincoln's re-election and, with it, the emancipation of the slaves. In so doing, the author illuminates and dramatizes a moment in which the fate of democracy itself was in the balance. Never in our past has the nature and future of the nation depended so much on the ballot box, for within that box truly lay The Jewel of Liberty.

In 1860 Abraham Lincoln won the presidential elections for the Republican party. He ended slavery and helped America stay one country. It was a time of crisis in America. Slavery was a big problem. The Southern states needed slaves to work on their big farms and the people in the North were against slavery. Abraham Lincoln - The 16th president of the USA. In 1861 the American Civil War started. The Southern states broke away from the North and formed their own army. It became the bloodiest war in American history. On January 1st 1863, Lincoln declared that all slaves in America were free. The American President - Table of Contents.

Items related to The Jewl of Liberty; Abraham Lincoln's Re-Election. In this provocative new book, Dr. Long is the first historian to investigate deeply the events of 1864 that eventually produced the November electoral result that re-ecected Lincoln and cemented emancipation. Home Long, David E. The Jewl of Liberty; Abraham Lincoln's Re-Election and the End. 100,000 TITLES IN STOCK Source Book Store. A Family run business since 1939 in downtown Davenport, Iowa.

Books about Lincoln's Presidency. Lincoln's Men: How President Lincoln Became Father to an Army and a Nation. Long, David E. The Jewel of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln's Re-Election and the End of Slavery. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1994. Historian William C. Davis depicts the father-son relationship President Lincoln enjoyed with Union soldiers during the Civil War. Drawn from diaries and letters of soldiers, this inspiring study shows the bond these men had with "Father Abraham.

David E. Long, author of The Jewel of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln’s Re-election and the End of Slavery . Long, author of The Jewel of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln’s Re-election and the End of Slavery Fair Oaks, the Seven Days, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, Petersburg-the list of significant battles fought by the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, is a long and distinguished on. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.