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The South , ” cried Wendell Phillips , " is one great brothel where half a million
women are flogged to prostitution . ” Tales of sensuality so revolting that they
could not be reprinted now , were broadcast in Abolition pamphlets then .
But the South did . Six weeks after Lincoln's election South Carolina passed an
Ordinance of Secession . Charleston celebrated the new " Declaration of
Independence ” with martial music and bonfires and fireworks and dancing in the
So the South offered to give Napoleon III twelve million dollars ' worth of cotton if
he would recognize the Confederacy and use the French fleet to lift the blockade
. Besides , they promised to overwhelm him with orders that would start smoke ...
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One of the most fascinating biographies of Abraham Lincoln. Dale tells Lincoln's story in a very lively manner; it seems that everything's happening before your eyes. The book has powerful tones of emotion, passion, vision, ambition, compassion, and wisdom running all through. It is one of the best.
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LINCOLN - THE UNKNOWN: A vivid and fascinating biographical account of ...
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