1. Creator/Author:
  2. Belz, Herman (5)

Abraham Lincoln, constitutionalism, and equal rights in the Civil War era /

Belz, Herman
Item ID:
New York : Fordham University Press, 1998.
082321768X (hardcover); 0823217698 (pbk.)
The North's Civil War, 1089-8719 ; no. 2
Call Number:
E457.2 .B38 1998 1
Physical Description:
xi, 265 p. ; 24 cm.
Constitutional history -- United States.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century.
Equality before the law -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Views on the constitution.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-262) and index.; ch. 1. Lincoln and the constitution: the dictatorship question reconsidered -- ch. 2. "Philosophical cause" of free government: the problem of Lincoln's political thought -- ch. 3. Abraham Lincoln and American constitutionalism -- ch. 4. Protection of personal liberty in Republican emancipation legislation -- ch. 5. Race, law, and politics in the struggle for equal pay during the Civil War -- ch. 6. Freedmen's Bureau Act of 1865 and the principle of no discrimination according to color -- ch. 7. New orthodoxy in reconstruction historiography -- ch. 8. Equality and the Fourteenth Amendment: the original understanding -- ch. 9. Constitution and reconstruction.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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