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Eric Foner Writing Styles in The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

Eric Foner
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Perspective

The writer of this book is the author of multiple books on history. Many of the author's books include history of the Civil War, politics, and history of the black people in America. For this reason, the reader can see that the author comes to this book with a strong background in both history and politics.

This book is a book about slavery and how one man came to a position in which to end slavery in the United States. The author keeps the focus of his book on slavery, showing the reader how Abraham Lincoln was touched by slavery as a young man and how his collective experiences as a child and young man came to create in him a belief that slavery was an institution in need of abolishment. This is not a biography of a man, but the story of how one man changed a...

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