How Karl Marx Influenced Abraham Lincoln and His Position on Slavery & Labor

If resis­tance to the Slave Pow­er was the reserved watch­word of your first elec­tion, the tri­umphant war cry of your re-elec­­tion is Death to Slav­ery. In 1864, Karl Marx and his Inter­na­tion­al Work­ing Men’s Asso­ci­a­tion (the “First Inter­na­tion­al”) sent an address to Abra­ham Lin­coln, con­grat­u­lat­ing “the Amer­i­can peo­ple upon your re-elec­­tion by a large major­i­ty.” … Con­tin­ue read­ing How Karl Marx Influ­enced Abra­ham Lin­coln and His Posi­tion on Slav­ery & Labor