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Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream

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Beginning with the argument that the Emancipation Proclamation did not actually free African American slaves, this dissenting view of Lincoln's greatness surveys the president's policies, speeches, and private utterances and concludes that he had little real interest in abolition. Pointing to Lincoln's support for the fugitive slave laws, his friendship with slave-owning s ...more
Paperback, 688 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. (first published 2000)
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Apr 14, 2008 Me rated it liked it
This book was a random pick up. I did not mean to read it, it just sort of popped out of the shelf. It was a well written book, the facts were clear. The theme in the book was evident which I thoroughly enjoyed. I am not the type to pick around and see what sense the writer is trying to make. I'm not sure what to make of the content. There were a lot of supporting facts, it was a pretty big book, I'm guessing there was so much to say, he came through quite some history. again I do feel I know mo ...more
Mike Flores
Jan 19, 2017 Mike Flores rated it it was amazing
Did you know that Lincoln until the day he died, wanted to send all African Americans free or enslaved, back to Africa?

Did you know the Emancipation Proclamation didn't actually free anyone? In fact, it kept slavery in the Northern states that still had it?

Did you know General Grant actually took his slaves into battle?

Every single myth you have been taught is blown out of the water by this African American editor and publisher.
Robert
Oct 17, 2009 Robert added it
for those who think Lincoln was such a great and wonderful emancipator should read this book carefully
Tommy
Apr 07, 2008 Tommy rated it liked it
Repeats itself in parts, but still a decent read overall.
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