The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 9 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Political

The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 9 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Political

by Robert G. Ingersoll
     
 

This ninth of twelve volumes of Ingersoll’s collected works showcases his writings on politics. Essays include “Speech Nominating Blaine;” “Centennial Oration;” “Hard Times and the Way Out;” “Suffrage Address;” “Wall Street Speech;” and “An Address to the Colored People,” about the

Overview


This ninth of twelve volumes of Ingersoll’s collected works showcases his writings on politics. Essays include “Speech Nominating Blaine;” “Centennial Oration;” “Hard Times and the Way Out;” “Suffrage Address;” “Wall Street Speech;” and “An Address to the Colored People,” about the destructive influence of slavery, the role of abolitionists, The Fugitive Slave Law, and other topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411461567
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/09/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
596
File size:
403 KB

Meet the Author


Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899), the son of a radical Presbyterian preacher, was born in New York City. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, he raised a regiment that fought in the Battle of Shiloh. An active Republican, Ingersoll was Attorney General of Illinois. Known as a champion of freethinking and agnosticism, he became one of the most popular orators of his time.

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