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Abraham Lincoln"s speeches

  • 371 Pages
  • 2.71 MB
  • English
Dodd, Mead and Co. , New York
Speeches, addresses, etc., Ame
Statementcomp. by L.E. Chittenden, Ex-Register of the Treasury
ContributionsChittenden, L. E. 1824-1900
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 371 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24161352M

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Speeches and Writings – book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Abraham Lincoln, America’s heroic Civil War preside /5. Abraham Lincoln gave hundreds of speeches in his lifetime.

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* A landmark collection from one of our nation's most beloved presidents. Spanning the classic and obscure, the lyrical and historical, the inspirational and intellectual, Lincoln's orations are a window on one of our country's most tumultuous times. Discover how Lincoln viewed the slavery issue, state vs.

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Basler. Introductions to individual documents are by Abraham Lincoln Online. Documents housed on other Web sites are noted as such. "Great Speeches" includes the House Divided speech ofthe First Inaugural Address ofthe Gettysburg Address ofhis Last Public Address ofand many more.

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN was born in a log cabin in Kentucky in and was largely self-educated. As his family moved to Indiana and then Illinois, he worked as a hired hand, clerk, and surveyor until, in his twenties, he began to study law. He was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in /5(4).

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President Abraham Lincoln rose to national leadership over a divided Nation during the American Civil War and kept the country together thanks in part to his unparalleled leadership capabilities.4/5(2). So it was that he was often seen with both a book and an axe in his hands, and in this way he honed both body and mind as he grew into manhood.

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The Gettysburg Address is one of the most influential speeches in our history, written by Abraham Lincoln at a crucial period in his presidency and in United States history.

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Gettysburg Address, At the site of one of the Civil War's pivotal battles, Lincoln delivered an address that was as succinct — just about three minutes and words long —as it was memorable. As he helped dedicate a cemetery to Gettysburg's fallen soldiers, he issued a stirring plea for the country to pay them tribute by honoring.

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.

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