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Abraham Lincoln and slavery

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Abraham Lincoln's position on slavery is one of the central issues in American history. ..... Colonization of freed slaves was long seen by many as an answer to the problem of slavery. One of Pr...

Did Lincoln Really Free the Slaves? - The Root

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Jan 27, 2014 ... Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves, right? Well, the truth is a bit more complicated than that; actually, the truth is very complicated, leading even ...

Who really freed the slaves? | SocialistWorker.org

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Apr 13, 2012 ... We're told that Abraham Lincoln "freed the slaves," but it's important to remember what slaves did to free themselves.

5 Things You May Not Know About Lincoln, Slavery and Emancipation

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Sep 21, 2012 ... Lincoln did believe that slavery was morally wrong, but there was one big ... be done about it: Slavery should be immediately abolished, and freed slaves ... The Emancipation Proclamation didn't actually free all of the slaves.

Did Lincoln free the slaves?

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Sep 22, 2011 ... And the reason they give is that “he freed the slaves. ... Third, the freed slaves could be recruited into the Union army, to address the army's ...

Abraham Lincoln: The Man Who Freed The Slaves? - Huffington Post

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Nov 19, 2012 ... ... what he did, in unison we would all delightfully answer, “he freed the slaves. ... To others Lincoln had his hands tied, and needed to end slavery in order ... Why It's Actually Terrifying That Donald Trump Doesn't Sleep Much ...

BMCC News | Did Lincoln Really Free the Slaves?

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Aug 15, 2011 ... “The Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves only in those states under Confederate control,” he says. “It didn't affect slavery in the North.”

Emancipation Proclamation - PBS

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As early as 1849, Abraham Lincoln believed that slaves should be emancipated, advocating a program in which they would be freed gradually. Early in his ...

The Civil War - PBS

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He also declared that he had no intention of ending slavery where it existed, or of ... With it he officially freed all slaves within the states or parts of states that ...

How Lincoln freed the slaves - latimes

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Jan 2, 2013 ... The critics argue that the Emancipation Proclamation didn't actually free any slaves. Lincoln "freed" the slaves, the argument goes, only where ...

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Who really freed the slaves? | Liberation School

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Up until this point, escaped slaves and free Black people had only been put to work as ... in the border states than advocate for reparations for the freed slaves.

Abraham Lincoln Saved the Union, But Did He Really Free - Ashbrook

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There was a time when every schoolboy learned that Abraham Lincoln was the “ Great Emancipator” who freed the slaves. The Emancipation Proclamation, they ...

How Blacks Freed Themselves from Slavery - The Daily Beast

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Feb 18, 2014 ... In his new book, Davis stresses the now widely accepted view that ending slavery actually went against both countries' economic self-interest.