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Freedom national : the destruction of slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 /

Traces the history of emancipation and its impact on the Civil War, discussing how Lincoln and the Republicans fought primarily for freeing slaves throughout the war, not just as a secondary objective in an effort to restore the country. Full description

Main Author: Oakes, James.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : W.W. Norton, 2013
Edition: 1st ed.
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Contents: "Ultimate extinction" -- "Disunion is abolition" -- "Fulfillment of the prophecies" -- August 8, 1861 : emancipation begins -- The Border States -- "Self-emancipation" -- "By the act of Congress they are clearly free" -- "A cordon of freedom" -- The "preliminary" proclamation -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- "The system yet lives" -- "Our fathers were mistaken" -- Was freedom enough?
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Neenah Adult Nonfiction 973.714 Oa4f Available
Green Lake (Caestecker) Adult Nonfiction 973.7 Oak Available

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