In Lincoln’s speech, he had promised to free all slaves and stop all discrimination, saying that all should be treated equal and have the same rules; and no one she be treated different because of their skin color. This piece of literature is a part of the anti-slavery movement. It is Lincoln’s speech where he talks about how s...
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