(3) The Emancipation Cause: Slavery as the central issue of the war and its elimination not only resulting in the liberation of 4 million slaves, but also in the liberation of the American society and politics from its influence. Be the first to ask a question about Did Lincoln Own Slaves? Did Lincoln Own Slaves? Definitely worth the time to read. People wanted to steal the body, he was occasionally hidden on the basemen.

The most heroic and saintly of all Confederates, perhaps of all Americans, was Robert E. Lee.

This book covers a lot of territory. Did he die rich. Such interpretations have served as means to justify Northern and Southern involvement in the war and the role the slavery had in causing it. Was he the great emancipator or a racist? Unable to add item to Wish List. In April of 1864, almost exactly a year before his assassination, Lincoln wrote, “I am naturally anti-slavery. As an interested student of history, while I understand that this book doesn't go into the detail that a long biography of Lincoln would, I defend this book as an incredibly readable and interesting book about the 16th president. Historically humorous. It's well written. This book was a superb book on Lincoln. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Anyhow, was in the mood for a Lincoln book that didn't tax me too much -- have more brainy, weighty choices in the TBR list. On the first disc,listeners are encouraged to put the book away if they're long-time Lincoln buffs-because nothing new would be heard. These organizational ties even extend to young descendants through organizations like Children of the Confederacy (C of C), where they are not only taught to honor their forebears but also study a sort of “Catechism” that is saturated in Lost Cause mythology. Good read. Did Lincoln Own Slaves? Reviewed in the United States on February 18, 2013. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published

You can't get a better one. No, of course not. Not into history but this book had me engaged. (4) The Reconciliation Cause: Advocated by whites from both regions after the war, this cause painted the war as a familial struggle, extolled the “American” virtues demonstrated by each side, the strength of the restored nation, and expunged the role of African Americans. : And Other Frequently Asked Questions about Abraham Lincoln, Vintage; Illustrated edition (Jan. 6 2009), Could be called ABRAHAM LINCOLN FOR DUMMIES, Reviewed in the United States on March 9, 2014. 3. I got it because I was reading my Kindle when a show came on the History Channel about how long it too Lincoln's body to finally be safe and at rest. In the bicentennial year of Lincoln's birth, here is the one indispensable book that provides all you need to know about our most revered president in a lively and memorable question-and-answer format.You will learn whether Lincoln could dunk a basketball or tell a joke. What kind of stupid notion is that?

Nothing new for the advanced Lincoln reader, but an interesting listen. Written in Q&A format and chockfull of fascinating facts -- a friendly tone combined with good scholarship. You'll know more about Lincoln when you finish this book than just about any other, and you'll return to it as a reference source time and again. I got it because I was reading my Kindle when a show came on the History Channel about how long it too Lincoln's body to finally be safe and at rest. People wanted to steal the body, he was occasionally hidden on the basement of his tomb under old boards, eventually the structure was no longer stable, and people kept wanting to look in the coffin to make sure he was really there. In his travelogue, Confederates in the Attic, Tony Horwitz delves into the South and explores the continued presence of the Lost Cause mentality in the Southern memory of the war. The "additional suggested reading" sections were a great resource for parts I was more interested in. To see what your friends thought of this book.

Moreover, the author's voice is. You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. The Depressing Truth About the Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory Workers. . Southern women were loyal to the Confederate cause and sanctified by their sacrifice of their loved ones, In The Confederate and neo-Confederate Reader: The “Great Truth” about the “Lost Cause, James W. Lowen and Edward H. Sebesta focus on the idea that neo-Confederates “fight to maintain their ancestor’s honor, which they do by obfuscating why their ancestors fought. In April of 1864, almost exactly a year before his assassination, Lincoln wrote, “I am naturally anti-slavery. The author did a particularly good job with the two current questions of popular interest -- was Lincoln an atheist?