Abraham Lincoln

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Landmark biography, written in 1917 by an English author, documents Lincoln’s rise from backwoods obscurity to the presidency and his role as commander-in-chief during the Civil War. An artful blend of personal and political detail, the book offers not only an absorbing and revealing look at the life and times of the 16th president, it provides a concise yet thorough examination of factors leading to the Civil War, and Lincoln’s leadership throughout the conflict.
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Overview

Landmark biography, written in 1917 by an English author, documents Lincoln’s rise from backwoods obscurity to the presidency and his role as commander-in-chief during the Civil War. An artful blend of personal and political detail, the book offers not only an absorbing and revealing look at the life and times of the 16th president, it provides a concise yet thorough examination of factors leading to the Civil War, and Lincoln’s leadership throughout the conflict.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781171903543
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 9/13/2010
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents


GENERAL EDITOR'S PREFACE
I. BOYHOOD OF LINCOLN
II. THE GROWTH OF THE AMERICAN NATION
1. The Formation of a National Government
2. Territorial Expansion
3.  The Growth of the Practice and Traditions of the Union Government
4. The Missouri Compromise  
5. Leaders, Parties, and Tendencies in Lincoln's
6. Slavery and Southern Society
7. Intellectual Development  
III. LINCOLN'S EARLY CAREER
1. Life at New Salem
2. In the Illinois Legislature
3. Marriage
IV. LINCOLN IN CONGRESS AND IN RETIREMENT
1. The Mexican War and Lincoln's Work 
2. California and the Compromise of 1850
3. Lincoln in Retirement
4. The Repeal of the Missouri Compromise log
V. THE RISE OF LINCOLN  
1. Lincoln's Return to Public Life  
2. The Principles and the Oratory of Lincoln
3. Lincoln against Douglas  
4. John Brown
5. The Election of Lincoln as President
VI. SECESSION
1. The Case of the South against the Union
2. The Progress of Secession.
3. The Inauguration of Lincoln
4. The Outbreak of War
VII. THE CONDITIONS OF THE WAR
VIII.  THE OPENING OF THE WAR AND LINCOLN'S ADMINISTRATION
1. Preliminary Stages of the War.
2. Bull Run
3. Lincoln's Administration Generally
4-Foreign Policy and England
5. The Great Questions of Domestic Policy
IX. THE DISASTERS OF THE NORTH  
1. Military Policy of the North
2. The War in the West up to May, 1862
3. The War in the East up to May, 1863
X. EMANCIPATION
XI. THE APPROACH OF VICTORY
I. The War to the End of 1863
2. Conscription and the Politics of 1863
3. The War in 1864  
4. The Second  Election of Lincoln: 1864
XII. THE END
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE 
INDEX
MAP
 
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2013

    Good book, bad import.

    I stopped agter 20 pages. It needs to be proffed and corrected. I felt it was impossible to read anu farther in its current form.

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    Bxh

    Is this a biography

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    Read this book this is awsome

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