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“Lincoln is endlessly chronicled because he is, like the nation he saved, endlessly fascinating. Ronald C. White has written a splendid, sprawling biography of a man we can never know too much about.” —Jon Meacham, author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston “Ronald C.
White, an acknowledged expert on the speeches of Abraham Lincoln, has now taken in hand a full-length by: For the th anniversary, Harold Holzer (The Civil War in Objects) presents an unprecedented firsthand chronicle of one of the most pivotal moments in American ApGood Friday, the Civil War claimed its ultimate sacrifice.
President Lincoln Assassinated!. recaptures the dramatic immediacy of Lincoln’s assassination, the hunt for the conspirators and their military /5(23). Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography Fish, D. Lincoln bibliography First p.
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This is an OCR edition with typos/5(4). Abraham Lincoln is well known for being our 16th president and a resident of Illinois, but his story starts in Kentucky—where he was born and from where his family was forced to move due to land title issues.
Today we remember Lincoln for the freedoms he protected, not for the homes his family lost. "Lincoln and the Irish" by Niall O'Dowd reveals the untold story of Abraham Lincoln and the Irish during the Civil War.
For the first time, the full story of Abraham Lincoln and the Irish is told. A biography of Lincoln based on 65 different authors and different works have been arranged to provide an full biography of President Lincoln.
Good copy. Get this from a library. Abraham Lincoln: the first American. [David Decamp Thompson] -- First p. are biographical. Remainder of book contains Lincoln stories and anecdotes. Lincoln's childhood --Removal to Indiana --Lincoln's boyhood --A storekeeper in Illinois --The Black Hawk War --In public life --Lincoln's "Keynote" speech --The Lincoln and Douglas debate --Lincoln's Cooper Institute speech --Secret of Lincoln's power as a speaker --Lincoln's nomination for the presidency --The moral aspects of the Campaign of.
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The first full-length book I ever read about Lincoln was a year or two ago: Team of Rivals. Great book, though a bit hagiographic- he was a great man but Goodwin seemed to think that he had no flaws whatsoever. In “Every Drop of Blood,” Edward Achorn addresses sweeping issues about the Civil War and the precarious state of America through the president’s inaugural speech.
The results range from outstanding to weak. There are firsts: White uncovers the origin of the “Honest Abe” nickname, probes the Bible to find the “house divided” quote Lincoln made famous, tracks down the titles of books that Lincoln read as a boy and offers a fine portrait of Lincoln the studious, wry and successful circuit lawyer.
Ronald C. White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book. White earned his Ph.D.
at Princeton and has lectured on Lincoln at hundreds of universities and organizations, and at Gettysburg and the White House. He is a Fellow at the Huntington Library and a Visiting Professor of /5(75).
The Best Books About American Presidents First Reading There are thousands of books about America’s commanders in chief—and no, they’re not all about Lincoln, though it Author: Allen Barra. Welcome to First American Title Insurance Company. We appreciate this opportunity to offer you our menu of products and services.
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The American short story writer George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo. The book is based around a Author: Sian Cain. Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (US: / m ɪ ˈ ʃ oʊ / (); January 2, – Ma ) was an African-American author, film director and independent producer of more than 44 films.
Although the short-lived Lincoln Motion Picture Company was the first movie company owned and controlled by black filmmakers, Micheaux is regarded as the first major African-American feature filmmaker, a prominent Born: Oscar Devereaux Micheaux, January 2.
At first members of his cabinet questioned his intelligence and scorn him but eventually many come to nearly worship him. One of the major characters in the book is Lincoln's secretary John Hay, who becomes one of his closest confidantes over the course of his Presidency.
'What it means to be an American': Abraham Lincoln and a nation divided History books Amid a new crisis, Ted Widmer’s book on the 16th president’s journey to Washington in may prove.
Recommended Reading: American Civil War, American Revolution, and Abraham Lincoln by Gordon Leidner of Great American History. I've been an avid student of the Civil War, American Revolution, and Abraham Lincoln for over 30 years, and have listed below several of.
When supplemented with a pictorial dimension now provided in Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon (Knopf, $50), by three members of the Lincoln-steeped Kunhardt family (with a. Parton was the great American biographer of the 19th century, and Jackson was his first important biography.
President Jackson was the most popular figure of the 19th century. He was even more popular than Abraham Lincoln, who was beloved in the North and hated in the South. Jackson was the successor to George Washington in the eyes of three.
Now, in Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution, he offers a series of thoughtful and engaging essays on aspects of Lincoln and the war that have rarely been discussed in depth. McPherson again displays his keen insight and sterling prose as he examines several critical themes in /5(3).
Lincoln in the World isn’t the first work to point out Lincoln’s brilliance as a seminal foreign policy president, but it is the first to gather all the key episodes. Among the choice nuggets Author: Allen Barra.
A reproducible mini-book with mini-bios, fun facts, activities–and super songs set to familiar tunes. Abraham Lincoln: Famous American | Printable Mini-Books My File Cabinet. I asked Dan Weinberg, of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago to list a number of affordable books or collectible objects, old or recent, that he would recommend as key items about Lincoln’s assassination.
Dan gladly obliged, even though he was busily preparing for this year’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair. Here are Dan Weinberg’s choices of a few items and books a Lincoln. Lincoln was the second to speak at a dedication ceremony for a cemetery for the soldiers killed in the battle.
Edward Everett, a well-known American orator and former vice-presidential candidate, spoke first, for approximately two hours. President Lincoln followed him with less than words. A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war.4/5(20).
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Chicago, IL; Sincespecializing in books and material culture related to Lincoln, U. Civil War, and U.S. Presidents. Emancipation Proclamation, edict issued by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on January 1,that freed the slaves of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.
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