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1862 State of the Union Address

In 1862, Abraham Lincoln used his annual address delivered in writing to Congress to make a poignant connection between the preservation of the Union and the abolition of slavery. "Without slavery the rebellion could never have existed; without slavery it could not continue," Lincoln argued. Read the entire 1862 address here.Getty Images
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