Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America Allen C. Guelzo

ISBN: 9780743262972

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Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America  by  Allen C. Guelzo

Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America by Allen C. Guelzo
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One of the nations foremost Lincoln scholars offers an authoritative consideration of the document that represents the most far-reaching accomplishment of our greatest president.No single official paper in American history changed the lives of asMoreOne of the nations foremost Lincoln scholars offers an authoritative consideration of the document that represents the most far-reaching accomplishment of our greatest president.No single official paper in American history changed the lives of as many Americans as Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation.

But no American document has been held up to greater suspicion. Its bland and lawyerlike language is unfavorably compared to the soaring eloquence of the Gettysburg Address and the Second Inaugural- its effectiveness in freeing the slaves has been dismissed as a legal illusion.

And for some African-Americans the Proclamation raises doubts about Lincoln himself.Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation dispels the myths and mistakes surrounding the Emancipation Proclamation and skillfully reconstructs how Americas greatest president wrote the greatest American proclamation of freedom.



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