By William Kashatus
This specified addition to Civil battle literature examines the vast effect 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 reduction and schooling, and conscientious objection
• Highlights Lincoln's interactions and correspondence with person British and American Quakers and Quaker groups
• offers readers with very important context essential to comprehend one of many nation's Most worthy humanitarian groups
• comprises approximately dozen interval images 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 unfastened blacks, and the non secular ideals that expert these activities
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