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Lincoln"s rise to power ...

William E. Baringer

Lincoln"s rise to power ...

by William E. Baringer

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [338]-349.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi p., 3 l., [3]-373 p. front., plates, ports., facsim.
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14767400M

    Lincoln’s rise in national politics. Includes Lincoln’s student sum book, speeches, correspondence with Stephen Douglas and others, campaign materials, and a map documenting the free and slave states in . What key events led to Abraham Lincoln’s rise from humble origins and relative obscurity to national prominence and the summit of political power in the United States of America? Question 2 Did President Lincoln usurp the constitutional authority of Congress in his exercise of executive power to defend the Union after the start of military.

    The Great Comeback: How Abraham Lincoln Beat the Odds to Win the Republican Nomination. Thomas Dunne Books, Egerton, Douglas R. Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election that Brought on the Civil War. It brought Lincoln to power at a time of great national crisis, as the country was coming apart over the issue of slavery. The electoral win by Lincoln, the candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party, prompted the slave states of the American South to begin serious discussions about secession.

    Abraham Lincoln made this cryptic quote about capitalism in America after the war, and the corruption that would result from it, in a letter sent in The quote can be found on page of the second volume of “ Abraham Lincoln: A New Portrait,” a Lincoln biography written in by Emanuel Hertz. Every generation of Americans reinvents Abraham Lincoln in its own image. Among the crush of recent Lincoln books, these three help us understand his personality, power and relationship to his times.


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"Lincoln's Rise to the Presidency" is a fair and even-handed account by a veteran student of Lincolniana. It seeks to modify the public's perception of Lincoln as a radical; one of the most striking of the transformations that came to his reputation after his April by: 6.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baringer, William E. (William Eldon), Lincoln's rise to power. Clair Shores, Mich., Scholarly Press, Synopsis William Lee Miller's ethical biography is a fresh, engaging telling of the story of Lincoln's rise to power.

Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power, written by Richard Carwardine, is a political biography which explores the foundations of Abraham Lincoln’s power and authority during his ascent from inexperienced commoner to president of the United States/5.

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Goodwin does a biographical sketch of each key figure and, most importantly, the unlikely rise to power of the “rail splitter,” Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln peaked politically at the right time, and though he was less accomplished than his opponents for the nomination he was active in the build up to the by: —Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association “Harris has done it again—another superb book on Abraham Lincoln.

Building on his impressive body of work, as well as that of Douglas Wilson, Don Fehrenbacher, and others, Harris summarizes Lincoln’s emergence and ascendancy from obscurity to the Presidency. Lincoln came to power when the nation was in peril, and he had the intelligence, and the self-confidence, to know that he needed the best people by his side, people who were leaders in their own.

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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Your request to send this item has been completed. Lincoln’s prose and speeches, however, were eloquent, pithy, powerful, and free of the verbosity so common in communication of his day.

The debates were published intogether with a biography of Lincoln, in a best-selling book that Lincoln himself compiled and marketed as part of his campaign. Below you’ll find a list of books that Abraham Lincoln read and enjoyed and learned from. The novels are mostly from his younger years, but as noted, he did peruse and skim through numerous books throughout his adult life.

Buy a cheap copy of Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power book by Richard J. Carwardine. As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents.

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Harold Holzer, a prominent authority on America’s 16th president, opens many vistas on this fascinating topic in his new book, “Lincoln and the Power of the Press,” a monumental, richly Author: David S. Reynolds.

2 ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LEGACY OF FREEDOM 8 he year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. president often considered the greatest of this country’s leaders. Americans’ reverence for Lincoln began with his tragic death by assassination inat the end of a brutal civil war in whichmen died.

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The Last Lincolns: The Rise Fall of a Great American Family by. Charles Lachman Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion by. Harold Holzer. avg rating — ratings.

Abraham Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln - Early politics: When Lincoln first entered politics, Andrew Jackson was president. Lincoln shared the sympathies that the Jacksonians professed for the common man, but he disagreed with the Jacksonian view that the government should be divorced from economic enterprise.

“The legitimate object of government,” he was later to say, “is to do for a. Introduce your students to Abraham Lincoln by reading the book "Who Was Abraham Lincoln" by Janet B. Pascal. Discuss how Lincoln grew up in Kentucky, was poor, and lived in a log cabin.

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