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Author: Henry Watson Wilbur
Title: President Lincoln's attitude towards slavery and emancipation : with a review of events before and since the Civil War (Volume c.2)
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : W.H. Jenkins
Subject (keywords, tags): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Slavery; Slaves; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

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Includes index
Slavery in the Colonies -- Under the Constitution -- Invoking the letter of law -- Lincoln's early convictions -- Lincoln and Douglas debates -- Anti-slavery sentiment before the war -- The period of attempted conciliation -- Congress and slavery before emancipation -- Slavery and the Army -- Approaching emancipation -- Laboring with Lincoln -- Lincoln and Horace Greeley -- Continued urging and arguing -- More incidents regarding the Proclamation -- The Proclamation of freedom -- The Proclamation's reception -- Loyal opinion -- Before and after the emancipation -- The message of 1862 -- The final Proclamation -- Two kinds of critics -- The pro-slavery element in evidence -- Lincoln's mainstay was the people -- Lincoln and Reconstruction -- Secession and Reconstruction -- Before the "Carpet-baggers" -- Just before sunset -- The religiously-minded Lincoln -- The Reconstruction Amendment -- Following the Amendment -- The aftermath -- Nullifying the Constitution -- Discrimination in education -- The Negro and the land -- The conclusion of the matter
Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography
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