By William Kashatus

ISBN-10: 1440833192

ISBN-13: 9781440833199

This distinct addition to Civil struggle literature examines the huge impact Quaker trust and perform had on Lincoln's judgements relative to slavery, together with his option to emancipate the slaves.

• Explains the serious function Quakers exercised in Lincoln's prosecution of the Civil warfare

• finds how Quakers hired their historical commitments to abolitionism and pacifism to persuade Lincoln of the need of emancipation, freedmen's aid and schooling, and conscientious objection

• Highlights Lincoln's interactions and correspondence with person British and American Quakers and Quaker groups

• presents readers with very important context essential to comprehend one of many nation's most useful humanitarian groups

• comprises approximately dozen interval photos that offer a desirable glimpse into long-ago history

• Examines the Quakers' 150-year campaign opposed to slavery, their efforts to enhance the stipulations of loose blacks, and the non secular ideals that proficient these activities

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