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In the Father's House

Joshua David Hawley

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

On October 25, 1858, William H. Seward of the fledgling Republican Party addressed a large crowd in Rochester, New York about slave labor in America. He predicted that either the sugar plantations of ... More


Lincoln’s Dreams of Death

Jonathan W. White

in Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632049
eISBN:
9781469632063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632049.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Abraham Lincoln believed that dreams had some predictive capacity—that, perhaps, in dim ways, they could reveal the future. Several stories survive of dreams that he had that portended his death. ... More


The President Speaks

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter Eleven begins with Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural address on March 4, 1861. He pointedly denied that he or the Republican Party intended to “interfere with the institution of slavery in the ... More


The Ratification Fizzle

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter Twelve shows that the other thirteenth amendment, even though quickly made obsolete by the outbreak of war in April 1861, attracted some initial attention and retained support for the next ... More


Epilogue One: James M. Ashley and the Thirteenth Amendment

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Epilogue One enlarges on the now-familiar story, as dramatized by film director Steven Spielberg—how Congress, during the last year of the war, approved the real Thirteenth Amendment that abolished ... More


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