New PDF release: A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight

ISBN-10: 0465028306

ISBN-13: 9780465028306

ISBN-10: 150464204X

ISBN-13: 9781504642040

In A simply and beneficiant Nation, the eminent historian Harold Holzer and the famous economist Norton Garfinkle current a groundbreaking new account of the ideals that encouraged our 16th president to visit battle while the Southern states seceded from the Union. instead of a dedication to removing slavery or a safeguard of the Union, they argue, Lincoln's guideline was once the security of equivalent fiscal opportunity.

Lincoln firmly believed that the government's basic position used to be to make sure that all american citizens had the chance to higher their station in existence. As president, he labored tirelessly to enshrine this excellent in the federal executive. He funded railroads and canals, supported schooling, and, most significantly, issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which opened the door for former slaves to affix white americans in striving for self-improvement. In our personal age of remarkable inequality, A simply and beneficiant Nation reestablishes Lincoln's legacy because the protector not only of private freedom yet of the yank dream itself.

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