Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

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CONTENTS
Prefaceix
Introduction: The Argument for the Secret Constitution1
1 Redemption Under Law15
2 Radical Gettysburg35
3 Nationhood57
4 Loyalty and Betrayal75
5 Equality91
6 The Revolution That Never Was113
7 Equality Without Vision141
8 A Maxim of Justice: Its Birth and Rebirth165
9 The Secret Constitution Resurgent189
10 Government as Partner Against the Past211
11 Neither Blue Nor Gray225
Afterword: Election Blues 2000251
Notes261
Index285

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Preface ix
  • Introduction - The Argument for the Secret Constitution 1
  • Chapter 1 - Redemption Under Law 15
  • Chapter 2 - Radical Gettysburg 35
  • Chapter 3 - Nationhood 57
  • Chapter 4 - Loyalty and Betrayal 75
  • Chapter 5 - Equality 91
  • Chapter 6 - The Revolution That Never Was 113
  • Chapter 7 - Equality Without Vision 141
  • Chapter 8 - A Maxim of Justice: Its Birth and Rebirth 165
  • Chapter 9 - The Secret Constitution Resurgent 189
  • Chapter 10 - Government as Partner Against the Past 211
  • Chapter 11 - Neither Blue nor Gray 225
  • Afterword - Election Blues 2000 231
  • Notes 261
  • Index 285
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