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"On June 19, 1865, slaves gathered around a Union soldier and listened as he read the most remarkable words they would ever hear. They were no longer enslaved: they were free. Their joyous celebration of freedom would become a holiday--Juneteenth--that is observed each year by more and more Americans"--
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer examines the life and moral evolution of Abraham Lincoln and how he navigated the crises of slavery, secession and war by both marshaling the power of the presidency while recognizing its limitations.
"Upon his election as President of the troubled United States, Abraham Lincoln faced a dilemma. He knew it was time for slavery to go, but how fast could the country change without being torn apart? Many abolitionists wanted Lincoln to move quickly, overturning the founding documents along the way. But Lincoln believed there was a way to extend equality to all while keeping and living up to the Constitution that he loved so much-if only he could buy...
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