Lincoln's Views on Slavery and the 13th Amendment

Daniel Crofts talked about his book, Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the… read more

Lincoln's Views on Slavery and the 13th Amendment Daniel Crofts talked about his book, Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union. In his book, he describes how in 1861, Lincoln and the Republican party supported a constitutional amendment quite different from the one that was eventually ratified in 1865. He also argues that Lincoln was against slavery, but was willing to accept it in order to preserve the Union. close

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Lincoln's Views on Slavery and the 13th Amendment

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413750-1
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 24, 2016 | 2:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 02, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 24, 2016 | 2:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2016 | 5:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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