By William Kashatus
This particular addition to Civil struggle literature examines the huge impression Quaker trust and perform had on Lincoln's judgements relative to slavery, together with his option to emancipate the slaves.
• Explains the severe position Quakers exercised in Lincoln's prosecution of the Civil conflict
• unearths how Quakers hired their historical commitments to abolitionism and pacifism to persuade Lincoln of the need of emancipation, freedmen's reduction and schooling, and conscientious objection
• Highlights Lincoln's interactions and correspondence with person British and American Quakers and Quaker groups
• presents readers with very important context essential to comprehend one of many nation's most useful humanitarian groups
• contains approximately dozen interval images that offer a desirable glimpse into long-ago history
• Examines the Quakers' 150-year campaign opposed to slavery, their efforts to enhance the stipulations of loose blacks, and the spiritual ideals that expert these activities
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Abraham Lincoln, the Quakers, and the Civil War: "A Trial of Principle and Faith" by William Kashatus