Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky African Americans and the Constitution: Collection of Essays
A collection of essays discussing African Americans in Kentucky and their relationship with Abraham Lincoln and his policies.
Part I: Abraham Lincoln, America's "Agent of Change"
Part II: "The Lincolns, Slavery and Opening of the West"
Part III: Kentucky African Americans And the Constitution
Part IV: Kentucky and the Civil War
Black Rights: Another Look at Lincoln and Race.‖ In Foner, Eric, Our Lincoln: New Perspectives on Lincoln and His World. (New York: W. W. Norton & Co.) 2008. Vidal, Gore, ed., Selected Speeches and Writings by Abraham Lincoln. (New York: Vintage Books/Library of America) 1992. White, Ronald C. Jr., A. Lincoln. (New York: Random House) 2009. The special irony of this saga is that in the year of the Lincoln Bicentennial Commemorations, America‘s first African-American president was inaugurated.
Same view. It was also during this August 19, 1864 meeting that the President said, ―Douglass, I hate slavery as much as you do, and I want to see it abolished altogether.‖26 But Douglass was especially shocked and impressed by the socially uncharacteristic equity afforded him when Lincoln made the Governor of Connecticut wait, ―because I want to have a long talk with my friend Frederick Douglass.‖27 As for Lincoln‘s opinion of Douglass, he told General John Eaton: ―considering the conditions.
Giving to free persons distinct political rights, by giving them the right to represent, and burdening them with direct taxes for three-fifths of their slaves; by authorizing the importation of slaves for twenty years; and by stipulating for the rendition of fugitives from labor. The General Government, as the common agent, passed laws to carry into effect these stipulations of the States. For many years these laws were executed. But an increasing hostility on the part of the non-slaveholding.
Kentucky, 187, 188; Lowell H. Harrison, ―Magoffin, Beriah,‖ in Kentucky Encyclopedia. Harrison and Klotter, New History of Kentucky, 188; Lewis Collins and Richard H. Collins, History of Kentucky, 2 vols. (Covington: privately printed, 1874; reprint, Frankfort: Kentucky Historical Society, 1966), I: 89-90. 11 Harrison and Klotter, New History of Kentucky, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193; Harrison, ―Magoffin.‖ 93 Part IV: Governor James F. Robinson even assassination.‖ He had stayed with the hope of.
1795-1848, Vol. V, Philadelphia, 1885:4-12. 113 Part IV: Turley – “’63 is the Jubilee” the delight of black abolitionists, the president‘s announced intent to emancipate slaves provided evidence of their well-established, secretive, and pervasive information network for all Americans when news of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation spread rapidly throughout the South. The effectiveness of black abolitionist communication, particularly among their enslaved southern brethren, was called.