The ruins of Richmond, Virginia after the American Civil War, newly freed African
... country from 1865 to 1877 following the Civil War; the second sense focuses
on ..... Congress decided it had the...
The role of slavery in bringing on the Civil War has been hotly debated ... out
slavery following the Revolution. ... and Andrew Jackson, was among the first to
voice this concern. ... 20 years after the Constitution was ratified, which was in
1808. ... and was ultimately one of the primary catalysts for war. ..... Frederick
The Civil War Trust's biography page for President Abraham Lincoln. ... After
moving away from home, Lincoln co-owned a general store for several years ... A
series of heated debates in 1858 with Stephen A. Douglas, the sponsor of the ...
but the election was one of the primary reasons the war broke out the following
Feb 24, 2002 ... The following attempts to give a brief picture of what it was like. ... The
enslavement of African Americans in what became the United .... The typical
Southern slave owner possessed one or two slaves, and ... To put it bluntly, the
chief cash crop of Virginia slave owners after ..... All that causes me worriment.
Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War: Emancipation Proclamation, White House. ...
After the Final Emancipation Proclamation was released n January 1, 1863, ...
Two years and one month later, Nicolay sent a note to President Lincoln at the
...... of slavery became an end as well as a means, a war aim virtually inseparable
Expansion and Reform, 1801-1861; The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-
1877 ... Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery in 1838 and became a leading
... books, and articles were added by Douglass' descendants after his death in
1895), the ... I am one of those who think the best friend of a nation is he who
David W. Blight, Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee ... He
gave himself the surname “Douglass” after escaping from slavery. ... In one early
speech, Douglass said: “Prejudice against color is stronger north than south; it
hangs ... No aspect of human oppression escaped his concern or compassion.”<sup>4</sup>.
In the years preceding the Civil War, slavery became a primary problem in the
economic .... Following the Civil War, Douglass held several government posts, ...
returning to the United States only after several Northern states passed personal
.... reaching changes in Southern society; over one-fifth of the South's adult male.
Douglas had a typical “moderate” position on slavery: since black people .... with
blacks which made their plight a necessary matter of concern to him. ...... Lincoln
wanted the 200,000 African-Americans who fought in the Civil War to ..... But, he
only had one primary request: whites and Black could not mix in the new land.
Civil War (1861–65): Causes The election of the Republican Abraham Lincoln to
the ... model of political democracy and one of its greatest slaveholding powers.
... but of greater concern in the 1830s to southerners anxious over the future of ...
and northern Democrats led by Douglas lost the trust of the southern wing of the ...