The sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation. January 1, 2013Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
[Today] marks the sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation. ‘The cause of the slaves, the working class and the poor – North and South – were, for Marx, the same cause.’
‘From Oakes’s perspective, emancipation should never be presented as a singular turning point in the war, nor should Abraham Lincoln ever stand alone in our discussions as the Great Emancipator.’