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Lincoln, labor, and slavery

Hermann SchlГјter

Lincoln, labor, and slavery

a chapter from the social history of America.

by Hermann SchlГјter

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.,
  • Labor movement -- United States.,
  • Working class -- United States.,
  • Slavery -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination237p.
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22342558M

      Lincoln’s main argument against the expansion of slavery rested on the free labour ideal, and unlike the abolitionists, he did not equate free labour with wage labour. The superiority of free labour to slave labour did not consist in the fact that free labourers consent to exchange their work for a wage whereas slaves do not consent.   Eric Foner, a professor of history at Columbia University and author of The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, recommends Donald's book .

    As no other work has done, Lincoln, the South, and Slavery shows how Lincoln, in response to the demands of politics, became increasingly anti-slavery and anti-Southern during the s. It will be a welcome contribution to the ongoing debate about the enigma .   During Lincoln's time, this would have been seen as an absurd assumption. At best, wage labor, or wage slavery, was a stepping stone to working for yourself and enjoying the fruits of your own labor directly, not through the authority and control of a monied s: 7.

    "First reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln" was painted in by Francis Bicknell Carpenter. The painting is located at the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC. The evolution of Lincoln’s view on slavery was a complex process. Like his view on emancipation, his position on social and political equality of blacks and.   Born in in the slave state of Kentucky, Lincoln was taken at 7 to live in southwestern Indiana, a region, Foner informs us, that was moderate in its views of slavery but pervaded by racism Author: David S. Reynolds.


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Lincoln, labor, and slavery by Hermann SchlГјter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Generations of Americans have debated the meaning of Abraham Lincoln's views on race and slavery. He issued the Emancipation Proclamation and supported a constitutional amendment to outlaw slavery, yet he also harbored grave doubts about the intellectual capacity of African Americans, publicly used the n-word until at laborand favored permanent racial segregation/5(12).

"In Lincoln on Race and Slavery, the distinguished historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr., has collected and ably edited all of Lincoln's public and private statements on the greatest issue of nineteenth-century American history, which he introduces with a luminous essay.

This is an important book that belongs in the library of every serious student 4/4(12). Lincoln, labor and slavery; a chapter from the social history of America Item Preview Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages:   Lincoln’s reelection in was a pivotal moment in the history of the United States.

The Emancipation Proclamation had officially gone into effect on January 1,Lincoln the proposed Thirteenth Amendment had become a campaign issue. Lincoln and Freedom: Slavery, Author: Harold Holzer.

Get this from a library. Lincoln, labor and slavery: a chapter from the social history of America. [Hermann Schlüter]. The resulting Lincoln-Douglas Lincoln gave each candidate ample opportunity to publicly express his opinions on slavery.

During the fifth debate, Lincoln claimed that slavery ran counter to American democratic principles because the Declaration of Independence's phrase - "all men are created equal" applied to African-Americans.

Lincoln's first real encounter with slavery -- the heart of the institution, rather than its periphery -- came on two Lincoln down the Ohio and Mississippi.

On Labor Day – as on many other days – I often find my thoughts turning to Abraham Lincoln’s words. And so it was on this past Labor Day, for Lincoln had much to say that is worth considering concerning “labor” and its relationship to individual freedom and the American free enterprise system.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schlüter, Hermann, Lincoln, labor, and slavery. New York, Socialist Literature Co., (OCoLC) "Lincoln on Race and Slavery is a brilliant collection of historical documents that set a critical context for the American Civil War era.

Its introduction is a striking and particularly valuable contribution to the bicentennial year commemoration of Abraham Lincoln's birth. It represented their free labor or free-soil ideology, which opposed the extension of slavery.

It also presented Lincoln as the epitome of the self-made man. Ironically, the man who abhorred physical labor got to the White House with the help of a labor reputation. And Greeley continued to urge Lincoln to take a harder line against slavery, to make the Civil War not just about preserving the union but about abolition.

Marx did the same in the pages of the. The first real Marxist history of the US, in English, happened to be titled Lincoln, Labor and Slavery, published in The author, Herman Schluter [umlaut over the u], also editor of the.

As an outspoken opponent of the expansion of slavery in the United States, Lincoln won the Republican Party nomination in and was elected president later that year. During his term, he helped preserve the United States by leading the defeat of the secessionist Confederate Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States /5.

Table of Contents List of Illustrations xiii Acknowledgments xv Abraham Lincoln on Race and Slavery Henry Louis Gates, Jr. xvii Chapter 1: Protest in Illinois Legislature on Slavery March 3, 1 Chapter 2: Address Before the Young Men's Lyceum of Sringfield, Janu 3 Chapter 3: AL to Mary Seed Septem 9 Chapter 4: Temperance Address Febru 11 Chapter 5: 5/5(4).

Lincoln, the South, and Slavery book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. InAbraham Lincoln declared his hatred for the insti /5(13). Reading Karl Marx with Abraham Lincoln. Utopian socialists, German communists, and other republicans. in the way that Marx would in Capital—a book that borrowed liberally from his writings for the Free Labor, Free Men and Fremont.” Slavery was an issue that year, and Frederick Douglass was surely right when he argued that voting.

Lincoln’s slavery forever amendment read as follows: "No amendment shall be made to the Constitution which will authorize or give to Congress the power to abolish or interfere, within any State, with the domestic institutions thereof, including that of persons held to.

Lincoln worried that the extension of slavery into new western lands could block free labor on free soil when rich slave owners bought up all the best lands.

Lincoln, with partial compensation to owners, did end slavery in the District of Columbia in ; this abolitionist goal for decades became possible with the departure of the Southern. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln edited by Roy P. Basler, Volume II, "Speech at Chicago, Illinois" (J ), p.

"Free labor has the inspiration of hope; pure slavery has no hope." The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln edited by Roy P.

Basler, Volume III, "Fragment on Free Labor" (Septem ?), p. Lincoln came to Congress in One of the most poignant moments in the book is the February scene where John Quincy Adams, who has spent 10 years in the House trying to break the gag rule on even discussing slavery – slumped into his chair and died.

Selected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, this landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln's lifelong engagement with the nation's critical issue: American slavery.

A master historian, Eric Foner draws Lincoln and the broader history of the period into perfect balance/5(86).Get the essential Lincoln in a brief and accessible format. From famous documents like the Lincoln-Douglas debates to crucial memoranda and letters, Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War reveals the development of his views on all the critical issues of the day, including free labor, antebellum politics and the Republican party, slavery, secession, the Civil War, and : Michael P.

Johnson.