Address of the International Working Men's Association to Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America

Marx, Karl
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Publisher:  The Bee-Hive Newspaper
Date Written:  28/01/1865
Year Published:  1865  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX11013

The workingmen of Europe feel sure that, as the American War of Independence initiated a new era of ascendancy for the middle class, so the American Antislavery War will do for the working classes. They consider it an earnest of the epoch to come that it fell to the lot of Abraham Lincoln, the single-minded son of the working class, to lead his country through the matchless struggle for the rescue of an enchained race and the reconstruction of a social world.

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