Download The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Free Book

“A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil War era.”—Boston Globe Selected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, this landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln’s lifelong engagement with the nation’s critical issue: American slavery. A master historian, Eric Foner draws Lincoln and the…

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From Boston’s strident Liberator to Frederick Douglass’s North Star, more than forty newspapers were founded in the United States in the decades before the Civil War with the specific aim of promoting emancipation. In Abolition and the Press, Ford Risley discusses how these fiery publications played a vital role in keeping the issue of slavery…