Comparing Abraham Lincoln And Slavery

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Abraham Lincoln was opposed to slavery from a philosophical point of view because of his ancient faith. Abraham Lincoln’s ancient faith is that all men are created equal and that their should always be consent of the governed. His ancient faith and many of his other beliefs played into the idea of anti-feudalism and going against the divine right of kings. Slavery went against these beliefs because slavery was like a monarchy where slave owners would be the king or queen who believe it is their divine right to own slaves. This would all go against American morals and the beliefs set forth in the Declaration of Independence, such as the fact that all men are created equal and that they are born with unremovable rights. It also completely took
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