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Title:
Abraham Lincoln, constitutionalism, and equal rights in the Civil War era
Author:
Belz, Herman.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Fordham University Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xi, 265 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Lincoln and the constitution: the dictatorship question reconsidered -- "Philosophical cause" of free government: the problem of Lincoln's political thought -- Abraham Lincoln and American constitutionalism -- Protection of personal liberty in Republican emancipation legislation -- Race, law, and politics in the struggle for equal pay during the Civil War -- Freedmen's Bureau Act of 1865 and the principle of no discrimination according to color -- New orthodoxy in reconstruction historiography -- Equality and the Fourteenth Amendment: the original understanding -- Constitution and reconstruction.
Reading Level:
1710 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780823217687

9780823217694
Format :
Book