Lincoln and freedom : slavery, emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment / edited by Harold Holzer and Sara Vaughn Gabbard.

Lincoln's reelection in 1864 was a pivotal moment in the history of the United States. The Emancipation Proclamation had officially gone into effect on January 1, 1863, and the proposed Thirteenth Amendment had become a campaign issue. Lincoln and Freedom: Slavery, Emancipation, and the Thirtee...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Corporate Author: Lincoln Museum (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
Other Authors: Holzer, Harold, Gabbard, Sara Vaughn
Format: eBook
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2007.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Joan L. Flinspach
  • Introduction / Harold Holzer
  • Slavery during Lincoln's lifetime / James Oliver Horton
  • Lincoln's critique of Dred Scott as a vindication of the Founding / Joseph R. Fornieri
  • Lincoln and the limits of constitutional authority / Phillip Shaw Paludan
  • Lincoln, God, and freedom : a promise fulfilled / Lucas E. Morel
  • "Sublime in its magnitude" : the Emancipation Proclamation / Allen C. Guelzo
  • Lincoln's summer of emancipation / Matthew Pinsker
  • The role of the press / Hans L. Trefousse
  • Marching to freedom : the U.S. Colored Troops / John F. Marszalek
  • Lincoln and the rhetoric of freedom / Ronald C. White Jr.
  • Ballots over bullets : freedom and the 1864 election / David E. Long
  • The Constitution, the amendment process, and the abolition of slavery / Herman Belz
  • The Thirteenth Amendment enacted / Michael Vorenberg
  • "That which Congress so nobly began" : the men who passed the Thirteenth Amendment resolution / Ron J. Keller
  • The end of the beginning : Abraham Lincoln and the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments / Frank J. Williams
  • Picturing freedom : the Thirteenth Amendment in the graphic arts / Harold Holzer.