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2 edition of Lincoln"s speeches found in the catalog.

Lincoln"s speeches

by Abraham Lincoln

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Published by Educational Pub. Co. in New York, Boston, Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesYoung folk"s library of choice literature -- no. 142, Young folk"s library of choice literature -- no. 142.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24588412M
OCLC/WorldCa41202837

  A crowd gathers for President Abraham Lincoln’s second inauguration on March 4, His words touched on the heartbreak and loss of the Civil War, which would soon be : Adam Goodheart. Lincoln's Greatest Speech Frederick Douglass called it "a sacred effort," and Lincoln himself thought that his Second Inaugural, which offered a theodicy of the Civil War, was better than the.

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. From humble beginnings as a self-taught prairie lawyer, beloved U.S. 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).

Book has wear at corners and spine and front hinge is cracked but holding. Lincoln's stories of his early life, professional life and White House incidents with many speeches chronological arranged. Black and white illustrations. pages plus ads. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book. Seller Inventory #   Noted Speeches of Abraham Lincoln - audiobook Abraham LINCOLN ( - ) and Lillian Marie BRIGGS (-) A few of Lincoln's most famous speeches and the Lincoln-Douglas debate make for historic.


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Lincoln"s speeches by Abraham Lincoln Download PDF EPUB FB2

Great book to actually pull out to read not just excerpts from Lincolns great speeches but the complete text. The Gettesbugh Addres, his inaguaral addresses, etc. flag Like see review/5. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates were held in Illinois throughout the summer of as Lincoln ran for a U.S. Senate seat held by Stephen A.

Douglas. In the series of seven debates each man would speak for up to an hour, so the format would be more like a speech than any debate we would see in modern times. Lincoln got off to a shaky start in the first debate, but eventually found his footing. If you enjoy history and seek more in-depth knowledge of the thoughts and insights of Abraham Lincoln, this book is a "must have".

"Lincoln: Speeches and Writings" presents the man in his own words through his many letters, speeches and telegrams along with an up close and personal view of this war-time President and the high degree of his /5(32).

Abraham Lincoln () was a masterful politician. His skill in government was matched by his skill as a great orator. Contained in this volume are 16 of Lincolns speeches book greatest moments behind the podium. The famed words, "Four score and seven Lincolns speeches book ago" resonate today as they did when they rang from Lincoln's mouth at Gettysburg in Considered /5(59).

4 Abraham Lincoln Speeches and Writings leading advocate of the Nebraska bi ll to state his opinion whether the people of a territory can constitutionally exclude slavery from their limits; and the latter answers: “That is a question for the Supreme Court.” The election came. Buchanan was elected, and the indorsement, such as it was File Size: KB.

Abraham Lincoln gave hundreds of speeches in his lifetime. Below are some of his important speeches. Peoria Speech, Octo House Divided Speech, J Cooper Union Address, Febru Farewell to Springfield, Febru Address at Independence Hall, Febru First Inaugural Address, March 4, Gettysburg Address, Novem not much can go wrong when compiling a book of Lincolns Speeches, writings, and letters.

It was only hard to follow because all the notes were at the end, and nothing pointed that way. If you wanted to know something more, you had to look in the end notes, and hope there might be a note on it/5.

A book both learned and accessible, Lincoln’s Greatest Speech is going to have a wide impact on Lincoln scholarship.” ― David Herbert Donald, author of Lincoln “Professor White’s book on the preparation, delivery, and influences of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address is a significant addition to Civil War literature.

Selected Speeches by Abraham Lincoln The source of this small sample of speeches is The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, edited by Roy P. Basler. Introductions to individual documents are by Abraham Lincoln Online. Documents housed on other Web sites are noted as such.

This is a wonderful collection of Lincolns most famous speeches. His "farwell to Springfield" speech, Gettysburg address and annual messages to Congress all collected in one book.

Great Speeches would make an excellent reading assignment for U.S. history by: 1. SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Abraham Lincoln and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   "Great Speeches" includes the House Divided speech ofthe First Inaugural Address ofthe Gettysburg Address ofhis Last Public Address ofand many more.

Combined, these speeches demonstrate the depth and sophistication of Lincoln's thoughts on democracy, war, and : Dover Publications.

"Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered does a finer job than any of the other commentaries on Lincoln's speeches, and its reading will repay richly the serious student of Lincoln and of American political ideas in general." Indiana Magazine of History - Allen Carl Guelzo "Briggs enriches our understanding of Lincoln's pre-presidential speeches."Author: John Channing Briggs.

Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, Looking at the flow of books about individual speeches by Lincoln calls to mind the title of a Wallace Stevens poem, "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." The better to spread Abraham Lincoln's words to a people thirsting for moral clarity after 9/Author: Paul M.

Zall. The most comprehensive selection of Lincoln’s speeches, public writings, and private letters ever published. Abraham Lincoln was not only one of our greatest presidents; he was also the greatest writer ever to occupy the White House.

Hailed by Alfred Kazin as a “momentous and thrilling addition to any private library,” these two Library of America volumes collect all of Lincoln’s. * 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.

federal power, the meaning of the Constitution, and more. pages, softcover from : The defining rhetoric of Abraham Lincoln – politician, president, and emancipatorPenguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars.

Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life to create a timely and 4/5(2). "Professor White's book on the preparation, delivery, and influences of Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address is a significant addition to Civil War literature." -- Shelby Foote, author of The Civil War: A Book Edition: Reissue.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, by Abraham Lincoln - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Page - Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away.

Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn with the sword, as was said three thousand years ago, so still it. Shakespeare and Burns would remain Lincoln’s perennial favorites.

Aide John Hay recalled that Abe “read Shakespeare more than all other writers together,” and it was said that Lincoln could quote Burns’ verse by the hour. Scholars David Harkness and R. Gerald McMurty posit the reason behind this fondness for the Scottish poet: “Born.Selected Speeches and Writings by Abraham Lincoln The source of this small sample of letters, speeches, and writings is The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, edited by Roy P.

Basler. Introductions to individual documents are by Abraham Lincoln Online. Documents housed on other Web sites are noted as such.List of Speeches not available Would you try another book from Abraham Lincoln and/or Alan Sklar? I wish there was a list of the speeches and their locations to accompany this selection.

I am taking a class on American Politcal Rhetoric and our professor wanted us to listen to the speeches if possible or read them orally ourselves.