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Abraham Lincoln and his presidency.

Joseph H. Barrett

Abraham Lincoln and his presidency.

by Joseph H. Barrett

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Published by D. Appleton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16789492M

    (AbeBooks alone has more t copies of books with ‘Abraham Lincoln’ in the title). No-one knows exactly how many books have been written about Honest Abe but in Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington DC constructed a foot pillar of unique titles about Lincoln and it contained more t books. Abraham Lincoln Year His Election. Rare, unusual book for collectors of Lincoln! Companion book, Lincoln, His Path to the Presidency. Seller Inventory # At-SB More information about this seller | Contact this seller Abraham Lincoln: His Path to the Presidency (Vol one) and Abraham Lincoln: The Year of His Election (Vol two). 2.

    In a startlingly innovative format, journalist Stephen A. Wynalda has constructed a painstakingly detailed day-by-day breakdown of president Abraham Lincoln’s decisions in office—including his signing of the Homestead Act on ; his signing of the legislation enacting the first federal income tax on August 5, ; and more personal incidents like the day his eleven .   The Dark Side of Abraham Lincoln. By Thomas Landess on One reading of the Constitution reveals the degree to which the Framers wished to restrict the powers of the presidency to a ceremonial minimum. Yet Abraham Lincoln, in his attempts to refound the Republic, completely transformed the nature of his office, appropriating to it not.

    I attempt to explain what Lincoln did believe in my book, “Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush.” Americans will continue to debate Lincoln’s religious and political convictions because of their interest in his life . In volume 2, Burlingame examines Lincoln's presidency and the trials of the Civil War. He supplies fascinating details on the crisis over Fort Sumter and the relentless office seekers who plagued Lincoln. He introduces readers to the president's battles with hostile newspaper editors and his quarrels with incompetent field commanders.


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The new book "The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President--and Why It Failed" and the Fox Nation documentary "Secrets. Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves.

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Abraham Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln - The road to presidency: For about five years Lincoln took little part in politics, and then a new sectional crisis gave him a chance to reemerge and rise to statesmanship. In his political rival Stephen A. Douglas maneuvered through Congress a bill for reopening the entire Louisiana Purchase to slavery and allowing the settlers of Kansas and.

"This book puts Abraham Lincoln back on the map of serious American historical inquiry. It raises and answers the enduring questions of the Lincoln presidency that have gone begging for a whole generation. Original, accurate, and fair-minded, it will inform any Cited by: Abraham Lincoln was born on Februthe second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky.

He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who migrated from Hingham, Norfolk, to its namesake, Hingham, Massachusetts, in The family then migrated west, passing through Born: FebruSinking Spring.

Lincoln's Last Trial is a well-written, compelling telling of Lincoln's last major case (a murder trial) prior to his election as the 16th President. Told through the point of view of Robert Hitt, scribe to the trial, whose handwritten manuscript of the trial discovered in is the basis of the book, we learn how well-respected Lincoln was /5().

Abraham Lincoln, a self-taught lawyer, legislator and vocal opponent of slavery, was elected 16th president of the United States in Novembershortly before the outbreak of the Civil War. The Paperback of the Abraham Lincoln: A Life by Michael Burlingame at Barnes & Noble. training, and the political ambition that led to a term in Congress in the s.

In volume 2, Burlingame examines Lincoln's life during his presidency and the Civil War, narrating in fascinating detail the crisis over Fort Sumter and Lincoln's own battles /5(86). Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States and is regarded as one of America's greatest heroes due to his role as savior of the Union and emancipator of : On a sunny spring day shortly before his assassination, Abraham and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, took a carriage ride.

The war was over. Optimism reigned. Abe contemplated the future. After his presidency, Lincoln told his wife, he hoped they would travel to Europe and beyond. That was not to be. But in the larger sense, Abraham Lincoln has. It explains his childhood, his presidency, and his death.

This book would be GREAT to use during an Abraham Lincoln lesson. This is a very beneficial book for those who are interested in history and the civil war/5. Unlike the critically acclaimed book Lincoln’s Sword by Douglas L.

Wilson, which examined Lincoln’s writing as a political instrument, Kaplan declares Lincoln to be one of the great writers of his day and second perhaps only to Thomas Jefferson as a writing president. The bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on President Lincoln.

Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination inbut few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier Author: Brad Meltzer.

The Two Mothers Who Molded Lincoln As Mother’s Day approaches, find out more about the biological mother and stepmother who set Abraham Lincoln on the pathway to the presidency. Author. Looking for books by Abraham Lincoln. See all books authored by Abraham Lincoln, including Speeches and Writings –, and Speeches and Writings –, and more on   Holzer, the former chair of the Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation and a Lincoln scholar and author, discussed his book before a capacity crowd in October at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential.

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Thank you. 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 Reviews: 1. The symposium that produced this book was titled “Abraham Lincoln’s Presidency and the Civil War.” Much of the work presented at the Lincoln symposium is in this book, which consists of nine chapters, an introduction, and an epilogue.

The ten authors are all well-known historians—experts in the field of Abraham Lincoln : John F. Marszalek. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barrett, Joseph H. Abraham Lincoln and his presidency. New York: D. Appleton,© (OCoLC).

Thousands of books have been written about Abraham Lincoln. These books have ranged from general biographies, multi-volume biographies, examinations of his political career, his presidency, and his views on slavery. Allen Guelzo, in this excellent book, gives us an ideological look at the 16th president.5/5(5).There was little in Abraham Lincoln's brief congressional career that distinguished him as a politician bound for greatness.

As William C. Harris observes in his new book, Lincoln's Rise to the Presidency, after Lincoln's single term in the U.S. House of Representatives ended inhe "seemed destined for political obscurity" (57). Despite Author: Matthew Norman.Abraham Lincoln and his presidency.

Cincinnati, The Robert Clarke Company, (OCoLC) Online version: Barrett, Joseph H. (Joseph Hartwell), Abraham Lincoln and his presidency. Cincinnati, The Robert Clarke Company, (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Document Type: Book: All Authors.