Final Freedom: The Civil War, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment

Final Freedom: The Civil War, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment

by Michael Vorenberg
     
 

Focusing on the Thirteenth Amendment, this book examines emancipation after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.See more details below

Overview

Focusing on the Thirteenth Amendment, this book examines emancipation after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521652674
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2014
Series:
Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society Series
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Slavery's constitution; 2. Freedom's constitution; 3. Facing freedom; 4. Debating freedom; 5. The key note of freedom; 6. The war within a war: emancipation and the election of 1864; 7. A King's cure; 8. The contested legacy of constitutional freedom; Appendix: votes on antislavery amendment; Bibliography; Index.

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