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Abraham Lincoln architect of the nation

by William Best Hesseltine

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Published by Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society in Fort Wayne, Ind .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Based on his Lincoln and the war governors.

The Physical Object
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25333742M
OCLC/WorldCa9963911

  Abraham Lincoln in a portrait by Matthew Brady, taken in December Photograph: Bettmann Archive Ted Widmer has published a book about a . Abraham Lincoln (/ ˈ l ɪ ŋ k ən /; Febru – Ap ) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from to Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, the country's greatest moral, constitutional, and political succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal.

  On March 4, , Abraham Lincoln took the oath of office and became the sixteenth President of the United States. While he had no way of knowing the extent challenges ahead, a pall hung over the celebrations as the nation hovered on the brink of civil war. A brilliantly conceived and vividly drawn story—Washington, D.C. on the eve of Abraham Lincoln’s historic second inaugural address as the lens through which to understand all the complexities of the Civil War. By March 4, , the Civil War had slaughtered more than , Americans and left intractable wounds on the nation.

In the Emancipation Proclamation of January , President Abraham Lincoln specified areas of the nation where enslaved people would be liberated. The proclamation focused on freeing slaves held as property within states that had seceded from the Union, exempting areas under Union control. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. How could a man weld a nation back together again? Only because of the Book that taught him to read. Only because of the Book he grew up with. Only because of the Book he knew, he believed, and he never moved on from. America survived the Civil War because of President Abraham Lincoln .


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Long considered a classic, Benjamin P. Thomas’s Abraham Lincoln: A Biography takes an incisive look at one of American history’s greatest figures. 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.

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Abraham Lincoln became 16th President of the United States during the most trying period of our nation's history. The debate over slavery had for decades threatened to tear the country apart, and the election of Lincoln on a Republican platform in provided the catalyst for just such a tragedy.

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Neely Jr., McCabe Greer Professor of History at Penn State. In "Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation: Constitutional Conflict in the American Civil War," published this month by. Abraham Lincoln has long dominated the pantheon of American presidents. From his lavish memorial in Washington and immortalization on Mount Rushmore, one might assume he was a national hero rather than a controversial president who came close to losing his bid for reelection.

In Abraham Lincoln and the Forge of National Memory, Barry Schwartz aims at these contradictions in his study of. Lincoln did not trust the Supreme Court at that time.

The Court was led by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, the architect of the infamous Dred Scott decision, about which Lincoln had bruited powerful critiques. Lincoln wanted to avoid giving Taney the opportunity to turn the Court’s authority against him, because the constitutionality of other important issues loomed as well, such as the.

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The federal government as it is known today had been organized just over twenty years before. The country maintained the shape of its original thirteen colonies, with a .""This book is bound to take first rank in the literature of Lincoln, and in many respects it may be pronounced the best of the biographies""The Nation ""Lord Charnwood's remains the best Lincoln biography""The Weekly Standard ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lord Charnwood, a British by birth, was a man of many affairs and much learning.