Review of Fred Kaplan, Lincoln and the abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, slavery and the civil war, 2017.

[By Eric Herschthal on Newrepublic.com]

Though Lincoln is remembered as the Great Emancipator, it is easy to forget that he won the presidency on a platform that not only opposed immediate emancipation, but also endorsed white supremacy. … keep on reading the complete review on Newrepublic.


 

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