Liberty | American history homework help

 Lincoln observed in 1864 that “we all declare for liberty but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing.” He continued to explain what the North meant and what the South meant, and how victory meant a national norm as defined by the North. 

Illustrate how liberty would come to be understood for the nation after the Civil War and analyze whether the abolishment of slavery was enough to propel the United States to finally exist as its founding documents suggested it should.