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August 6, 2011

On this date 150 years ago, Lincoln was empowered by Congress to pass measures concerning army and navy actions. The President decided that slaves used by the South against the North will be feed. Since there was some dispute as to the neutrality of Kentucky, a Union military camp was established near Lexington in a show of Federal force.

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August 6, 2011
Lincoln saw Slaves as Property
"that all property, except slaves"
"slaves are property"
Re: "slaves are property"