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

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Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Relations with African Americans
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
Constitution 13th Amendment
Emancipation Proclamation
United States. Constitution 13th Amendment--History
Slaves--Emancipation--United States
United States Constitution 13th Amendment
Emancipation Proclamation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2007
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: 1. Slavery during Lincoln' s Lifetime / James Oliver Horton 7
2. Lincoln's Critique of Dred Scott as a Vindication of the Founding / Joseph R. Fornieri 20
3. Lincoln and the Limits of Constitutional Authority / Phillip Shaw Paludan 37
4. Lincoln, God, and Freedom: A Promise Fulfilled / Lucas E. Morel 48
5. "Sublime in Its Magnitude": The Emancipation Proclamation / Allen C. Guelzo 65
6. Lincoln's Summer of Emancipation / Matthew Pinsker 79
7. The Role of the Press / Hans L. Trefousse 100
8. Marching to Freedom: The U.S. Colored Troops / John F. Marszalek 113
9. Lincoln and the Rhetoric of Freedom / Ronald C. White, Jr. 130
10. Ballots over Bullets: Freedom and the 1864 Election / David E. Long 143
11. The Constitution, the Amendment Process, and the Abolition of Slavery / Herman Belz 160
12. The Thirteenth Amendment Enacted / Michael Vorenberg 180
13. "That Which Congress So Nobly Began": The Men Who Passed the Thirteenth Amendment Resolution / Ron J. Keller 195
14. The End of the Beginning: Abraham Lincoln and the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments / Frank J. Williams 213
15. Picturing Freedom: The Thirteenth Amendment in the Graphic Arts / Harold Holzer 233
Additional Authors: Holzer, Harold
Gabbard, Sara Vaughn
Lincoln Museum (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
Notes: LCCN: 2006100373
ISBN: 9780809327645 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0809327643 (alk. paper)
"Published in conjunction with the Lincoln Museum, Fort Wayne, Indiana."
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Physical Description: viii, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 77116735
ISBN/ISSN: 9780809327645
0809327643

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