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The Resource Final freedom : the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment, Michael Vorenberg

Final freedom : the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment, Michael Vorenberg

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Final freedom : the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment
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Final freedom
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the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment
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Michael Vorenberg
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1964-
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Vorenberg, Michael
Dewey number
973.7/14
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E453
LC item number
.V67 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Cambridge historical studies in American law and society
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  • United States
  • United States.
  • United States
  • United States.
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Constitutional history
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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Final freedom : the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment, Michael Vorenberg
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-296) and index
Contents
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- Introduction -- Slavery's Constitution : Constitution, slavery, and the coming of the Civil War ; Secession crisis : amending the Constitution to protect slavery ; Preserving the Constitution in the War for Emancipation -- Freedom's Constitution : Popular origins of universal emancipation ; Emancipation and reconstruction, Republicans and Democrats ; Presidential emancipation : Lincoln's Reconstruction Proclamation ; Congress responds : proposals for an abolition amendment ; Drafting of the thirteenth amendment -- Facing freedom : Legal theory and practical politics ; Democracy divided ; African Americans and the inadequacy of constitutional emancipation -- Debating freedom : Antislavery amendment and Republican unity ; Slavery, Union, and the meaning of the war ; Constitutional freedom and racial equality ; Unconstitutional constitutional amendment ; Dubious victory -- Key note of freedom : New party, a new amendment : the radical Democrats ; National Union Party and the amendment ; Race, reconstruction, and the Constitution : the changing context ; Party unity and presidential politics -- War within a war : emancipation and the election of 1864 : Parties dividing ; Peace feelers and peace fiascoes ; Retreat from Niagara ; Miscegenation and abolition ; State politics and abolition -- King's cure : New campaign for constitutional emancipation ; Lame ducks, lobbyists, and Lincoln ; Confronting constitutional failure ; Final vote -- Contested legacy of constitutional freedom : Meanings of freedom : the Union states and ratification ; Securing the union : the Confederate states and ratification ; Enacting the amendment : Congress and civil rights ; Legacies denied : the thirteenth amendment in the gilded age ; Legacies preserved : the thirteenth amendment in the 20th century -- Appendix : Votes on antislavery amendment
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 305 p.
Isbn
9780521652674
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
00063028
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm44860844
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Final freedom : the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment, Michael Vorenberg
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-296) and index
Contents
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- Introduction -- Slavery's Constitution : Constitution, slavery, and the coming of the Civil War ; Secession crisis : amending the Constitution to protect slavery ; Preserving the Constitution in the War for Emancipation -- Freedom's Constitution : Popular origins of universal emancipation ; Emancipation and reconstruction, Republicans and Democrats ; Presidential emancipation : Lincoln's Reconstruction Proclamation ; Congress responds : proposals for an abolition amendment ; Drafting of the thirteenth amendment -- Facing freedom : Legal theory and practical politics ; Democracy divided ; African Americans and the inadequacy of constitutional emancipation -- Debating freedom : Antislavery amendment and Republican unity ; Slavery, Union, and the meaning of the war ; Constitutional freedom and racial equality ; Unconstitutional constitutional amendment ; Dubious victory -- Key note of freedom : New party, a new amendment : the radical Democrats ; National Union Party and the amendment ; Race, reconstruction, and the Constitution : the changing context ; Party unity and presidential politics -- War within a war : emancipation and the election of 1864 : Parties dividing ; Peace feelers and peace fiascoes ; Retreat from Niagara ; Miscegenation and abolition ; State politics and abolition -- King's cure : New campaign for constitutional emancipation ; Lame ducks, lobbyists, and Lincoln ; Confronting constitutional failure ; Final vote -- Contested legacy of constitutional freedom : Meanings of freedom : the Union states and ratification ; Securing the union : the Confederate states and ratification ; Enacting the amendment : Congress and civil rights ; Legacies denied : the thirteenth amendment in the gilded age ; Legacies preserved : the thirteenth amendment in the 20th century -- Appendix : Votes on antislavery amendment
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 305 p.
Isbn
9780521652674
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
00063028
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm44860844

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