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2 edition of Abraham Lincoln found in the catalog.

Abraham Lincoln

his book : a facsimile reproduction of the original, with an explanatory note

by Abraham Lincoln

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Published by McClure, Phillips & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Views on slavery,
  • Slaves,
  • Social conditions,
  • Civil rights,
  • African Americans,
  • Slavery

  • About the Edition

    Facsimile of newspaper clippings of Lincoln"s speeches on the subject of Negro equality, pasted by him in a small pocket memorandum book, with manuscript notes and a letter.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby J. McCan Davis
    ContributionsDavis, J. McCan (John McCan), 1866-1916
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. in facsim., 11, [2] p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25312335M
    OCLC/WorldCa785052

    Together with his trademark beard and stovepipe hat, Lincoln's talent for simple eloquence has become a part of popular legend. The war years were difficult for Abraham Lincoln and his family. In the general election, Lincoln faced his friend and rival, Stephen Douglas, this time besting him in a four-way race that included John C. He was appointed as postmaster of New Salem, Illinois by Andrew Jackson and later elected as a Whig to the state legislature, where he served from to

    Loganand in began his practice with William Herndon"a studious young man. Union victory was near, and Lincoln gave a speech on the White House lawn on April 11, urging his audience to welcome the southern states back into the fold. Herndon recounted, "I have felt many and many a time that I wanted to wring their little necks, and yet out of respect for Lincoln I kept my mouth shut. Furthermore, his actions led to the emancipation of African-Americans from the bonds of slavery.

    He was the president's only child to die in the White House. Abraham suffered from " melancholy ," a condition later referred to as clinical depression. During the war, Lincoln drew criticism for suspending some civil liberties, including the right of habeas corpusbut he considered such measures necessary to win the war. That makes it all the more important that we study great leaders like Lincoln with the intent to mimic those vital character traits.


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The youngest son, Thomas "Tad" Lincolnwas born on April 4, and died of heart failure at age 18 on July 16, While they agreed on many issues, the two disagreed over the morality of slavery. He dropped the bill when it eluded Whig support. Lincoln was carried to a boardinghouse across the street from the theater, but he never regained consciousness, and died in the early morning hours of April 15, But in time, Lincoln called off the match.

Such talent was especially evident during the series of debates he engaged in against Stephen Douglas during the campaign ofwhen Lincoln established himself as a leading opponent of popular sovereignty. Lincoln's body lay in state at the U.

One Stage. Senate campaign against Douglas, he participated in seven debates held in different cities across Illinois. He moved to Indiana in and lived there the rest of his youth.

Originally published in to wide acclaim, this eloquent account rises above previously romanticized depictions of the sixteenth president to reveal the real Lincoln: a complex, shrewd, and dynamic individual whose exceptional life has long intrigued the public.

And the Union victory at Antietam on September 22,while by no means conclusive, was hopeful, giving Lincoln the confidence to officially change the goals of the war. Lincoln was determined to maintain the "Union" of the states.

Lincoln married Mary Todd in He was elected to the state legislature in but resigned to run for the U.

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His foray into national politics seemed to be as unremarkable as it was brief. He was quickly elected captain of a company of volunteers.

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InLincoln ran for President of the United States. Although Lincoln is appropriately placed against the backdrop of the dramatic times in which he lived, the author's true focus is on Lincoln the man and his intricate personality.

In his nomination acceptance speech, he criticized Douglas, the Supreme Courtand President James Buchanan for promoting slavery and declared "a house divided cannot stand.

Thomas "Tad" died at His parents were Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Lincoln survived, but Mary did not. Inthe Supreme Court issued its controversial Dred Scott decisiondeclaring African Americans were not citizens and had no inherent rights. His client was acquitted.

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One of Lincoln's greatest accomplishments was the abolition of slavery in Abraham Lincoln is the most written-about person in American history, and the third most in world history—ranking below only Jesus and Napoleon. The deluge of books about the Great Emancipator has only increased with the bicentennial of his birth this year.

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