Emancipate, but Colonize: Abraham Lincoln and the Antislavery Consensus

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Mathew Carey Left out in Steven Spielberg’s cinematic work of hagiography, Lincoln, is the fact that, as scholar Phil Magness continues to show us, the sixteenth president was devoted until his dying day to a program of African colonization as a component of any scheme of black emancipation. In this, of course, [...]