The Monster Lincoln: The Lies My Schools Taught Me

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Paul H. Belz, Nov 20, 2012 - History - 226 pages
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The Monster Lincoln weaves an intricate tapestry revealing a Lincoln apotheosis and descendant lies constituting a deliberate distortion of American history. That history presents a sainted savior. The tapestry displays a monster. Lincoln was a mercantilist beholden to Northern bankers and industrialists who demanded that he keep the Union together to facilitate several goals: saving the Northern economy, building a transcontinental railroad, nationalizing the banks, and creating a world power allied with Russia to counter the French/English block. Only war could ensure those goals while war w
 

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Contents

Chapter One Disillusionment
1
Chapter Two Northern Culpability
17
Chapter Three Secession is a Right
36
Chapter Four Lincoln the Racist
56
Chapter Five British Analysis
76
Chapter Six Constitutional Violations
95
Chapter Seven War Crimes
125
Chapter Eight Cause of the War
152
Chapter Nine Lincoln Mythology
175

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About the author (2012)

In addition to "The Monster Lincoln," Belz has authored an epic historical novel on antebellum America titled "The American Opus," and a book of essays titled "Mallwalking." He was educated at Loyola University Maryland and The Johns Hopkins University.

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