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- ISBN: 9781469627311
- ISBN: 1469627310
- Physical Description: 356 pages : portraits ; 25 cm
- Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Prologue : the bread pill -- The antebellum context. The abolition movement and the problem of the Constitution ; Antislavery politics and the problem of the constitution ; The Republican Party, Abraham Lincoln, and the problem of the Constitution -- Origins of the other Thirteenth Amendment. Mutual misconceptions ; The Seward amendment ; The Corwin amendment -- Debating the other Thirteenth Amendment. Reaching across the abyss ; The unfazed and the alarmed ; The amendment assessed -- The abortive launch. Congress acts ; The president speaks ; The ratification fizzle -- Epilogue 1. James M. Ashley and the Thirteenth Amendment -- Epilogue 2. John A. Bingham and the Fourteenth Amendment.
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|Subject:||Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Political and social views.
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