Abraham Lincoln, the Quakers, and the Civil War: "A Trial of by William Kashatus

By William Kashatus

This distinct addition to Civil warfare literature examines the large effect Quaker trust and perform had on Lincoln's judgements relative to slavery, together with his option to emancipate the slaves.

• Explains the serious position Quakers exercised in Lincoln's prosecution of the Civil struggle

• unearths how Quakers hired their old commitments to abolitionism and pacifism to persuade Lincoln of the need of emancipation, freedmen's reduction and schooling, and conscientious objection

• Highlights Lincoln's interactions and correspondence with person British and American Quakers and Quaker groups

• presents readers with very important context essential to comprehend one of many nation's most valuable humanitarian groups

• contains approximately dozen interval photos that supply a desirable glimpse into long-ago history

• Examines the Quakers' 150-year campaign opposed to slavery, their efforts to enhance the stipulations of loose blacks, and the non secular ideals that expert these activities

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