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Freedom National

The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865
Oakes, James (Book - 2013)
Freedom National
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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.
Authors: Oakes, James
Title: Freedom national
the destruction of slavery in the United States, 1861-1865
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xxiv, 595 pages, [16] pages of plates :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
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?
Summary: 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.
Local Note: 6 15 29 53 72 81 118 133 138 148 152 153 203 210 216 222 226 231 244 250 263
ISBN: 0393347753
9780393347753
0393065316
9780393065312
Statement of Responsibility: James Oakes
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Verenigde Staten. gtt United States History Civil War, 1861-1865. Antislavery movements United States History. Slavery United States History. Slaves Emancipation United States. United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Emancipation Proclamation.
Topical Term: Antislavery movements
Slavery
Slaves
LCCN: 2012035601
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