Download e-book for iPad: Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an by Russell Freedman

By Russell Freedman

From the writer of Lincoln: A Photobiography, comes a clear-sighted, rigorously researched account of 2 strangely parallel lives and the way they intersected at a serious second in U.S. historical past. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass have been either self-taught, either nice readers and believers within the value of literacy, either males born bad who via their very own efforts reached positions of energy and prominence—Lincoln as president of the us and Douglass because the most renowned and influential African American of his time. even though their conferences have been few and short, their trade of rules helped to finish the Civil warfare, reunite the state, and abolish slavery. comprises bibliography, resource notes, and index.

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