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The Words Of Abraham Lincoln

Author : Abraham Lincoln
ISBN : 9781557048622
Genre : History
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From the “Four score and seven years ago” that every American schoolchild knows to personal notes and dozens of memorable letters, debates, and speeches from a critical time in this nation’s history, here is a remarkable collection of Lincoln’s writings. Through them, we can follow the sixteenth president’s development from country lawyer to healer of a wounded nation. Arranged thematically, The Words of Abraham Lincoln brings together his early writings, his notes on courtship, marriage, and the family, his thoughts on slavery, including the full text of the Emancipation Proclamation, and his letters to his generals during the Civil War, among other subjects. This book includes eight historical photographs and a chronology. Two hundred years after his birth, Lincoln’s writing endures. Witty and wise, Lincoln speaks today as powerfully as he did when he was president.

The Words Of Extraordinary Women

Author : Carolyn Warner
ISBN : 9781459602519
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Celebrating the most important female voices in history, the newest addition to the acclaimed New market """"Words Of"""" series is an inspiring collection of the words and writings of notable women in the arts, education, sciences, and politics. Selected by Carolyn Warner, a leader in the fields of education and politics and a frequent public speaker, this uplifting and thought-provoking compendium features quotes from notable women ranging from Charlotte Bronte and Helen Keller, to Rachel Carson, Oprah Winfrey, and Hillary Clinton. Organized thematically, the selections explore a wide variety of subjects including: family, faith, character, education, leadership, and success. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout, The Words of Extraordinary Women is a timeless and inspiring classic, available in both paperback and hardcover gift editions.

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250199
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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Gettysburg Address

Author : Abraham Lincoln
ISBN : 1631450034
Genre : Consecration of cemeteries
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"Lincoln dedicated the Gettysburg cemetery as a monument to the soldiers who died at Gettysburg battlefield. This address is one of the most renowned and most moving speeches in American history"--Provided by publisher.

Lincoln S Greatest Speech

Author : Ronald C. White
ISBN : 9780743299626
Genre : History
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In the tradition of Wills's "Lincoln at Gettysburg, Lincoln's Greatest Speech" combines impeccable scholarship and lively, engaging writing to reveal the full meaning of one of the greatest speeches in the nation's history.

Lincoln How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery In America

Author : Harold Holzer
ISBN : 0062265091
Genre : History
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A new book—and companion to the Steven Spielberg film—tracing how Abraham Lincoln came to view slavery . . . and came to end it. Steven Spielberg focused his movie Lincoln on the sixteenth president's tumultuous final months in office, when he pursued a course of action to end the Civil War, reunite the country, and abolish slavery. Invited by the filmmakers to write a special Lincoln book as a companion to the film, Harold Holzer, the distinguished historian and a consultant on the movie, now gives us a fast-paced, exciting new book on Lincoln's life and times, his evolving beliefs about slavery, and how he maneuvered to end it. The story starts on January 31, 1865—less than three months before Lincoln's assassination—as the president anxiously awaits word on whether Congress will finally vote to pass the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution. Although the Emancipation Proclamation two years earlier had authorized the army to liberate slaves in Confederate territory, only a Constitutional amendment passed by Congress and ratified by three-fourths of the states would end slavery legally everywhere in the country. Drawing from letters, speeches, memoirs, and documents by Lincoln and others, Holzer goes on to cover Lincoln's boyhood, his moves from Kentucky to Indiana to Illinois, his work as a lawyer and congressman, his unsuccessful candidacies for the U.S. Senate and his victory in two presidential elections, his arduous duties in the Civil War as commander in chief, his actions as president, and his relationships with his family, political rivals, and associates. Holzer provides a fresh view of America in those turbulent times, as well as fascinating insights into the challenges Lincoln faced as he weighed his personal beliefs against his presidential duties in relation to the slavery issue. The passage of the Thirteenth Amendment would become the crowning achievement of Abraham Lincoln's life and the undisputed testament to his political genius. By viewing his life through this prism, Holzer makes an important passage in American history come alive for readers of all ages. The book also includes thirty historical photographs, a chronology, a historical cast of characters, texts of selected Lincoln writings, a bibliography, and notes.

Historic Illinois

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ISBN : WISC:89114731821
Genre : Illinois
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Lincoln Speeches

Author : Abraham Lincoln
ISBN : 9780143121985
Genre : History
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Collects some of the sixteenth president's best speeches, including the renowned Gettysburg Address.

The Lincoln Enigma

Author : Gabor Boritt
ISBN : 9780199923823
Genre : History
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In The Lincoln Enigma, Gabor Boritt invites renowned Lincoln scholars, and rising new voices, to take a look at much-debated aspects of Lincoln's life--including his possible gay relationships, his plan to send blacks back to Africa, and his high-handed treatment of the Constitution. Boritt explores Lincoln's proposals that looked to a lily-white America. Jean Baker marvels at Lincoln's loves and marriage. David Herbert Donald compares Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as Commanders-in-Chief. Douglas Wilson shows us the young Lincoln--not the strong leader of popular history, but a man who struggles to find his purpose. Gerald Prokopowicz searches for the military leader, William C. Harris for the peacemaker, and Robert Bruce meditates on Lincoln and death. In a final section Boritt and Harold Holzer offer a fascinating portfolio of Lincoln images in modern art. Acute and thought-provoking in their observations, this all-star cast of historians--including two Pulitzer and three Lincoln Prize winners--questions our assumptions of Lincoln, and provides a new vitality to our ongoing reflections on his life and legacy.

Quotations Of Abraham Lincoln

Author : Abraham Lincoln
ISBN : 1557099413
Genre : Political Science
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One of the Quote/Unquote Series. This little collection of over 100 inspirational and motivational quotations from Abraham Lincoln is separated into two parts. The first is the Quote section in which contains the most poignant quotes from our sixteenth President. The second is the Unquote section, in which the more humorous side of Lincoln is revealed. Beautifully produced in a hardcover edition with two color printing, these little gems are destined to find an honored place on every retailer's counter.

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