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Lincoln only freed some of the slaves

We congratulate Daniel Day-Lewis for his Academy Award as Best Actor in Lincoln.

We have a teensy problem with the screenplay, though. It would have you think that the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery forever. The Lincoln character, for example, says:

Abolishing slavery by Constitutional provision settles the fate for all coming time. 

Well, no.

He also says:


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