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According to Lincoln

by Richard Christner

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Published by Economics Press, inc. in Montclair, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    A selection of Lincoln"s humorous stories, excerpts from his famous speeches, his letter to Mrs. Bixby, and the Gettysburg address.

    Statementby Richard Christner ; illustrated by Harry Goff
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[11] p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25200231M
    OCLC/WorldCa9497761

    Whether the content of Lincoln’s story is true or not, it was, according to Team of Rivals, one of his favorites: One of Lincoln’s favorite anecdotes sprang from the early days just after the. "If you read one book about Lincoln, make it A. Lincoln."--USA TodayNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYThe Washington Post - The Philadelphia Inquirer - The Christian Science Monitor - St. Louis Post-Dispatch. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE CHRISTOPHER AWARD Everyone wants to define the man who signed his name "A. Lincoln." In his lifetime and ever .

      1. Lincoln wasn’t an abolitionist. Abraham Lincoln did believe that slavery was morally wrong, but there was one big problem: It was sanctioned by the highest law in the land, the Constitution.   Miner, a friend of the president’s, was “very much beloved by my husband,” according to Mary Lincoln. During his years in Springfield, Lincoln regularly stopped by Miner’s house to visit.

    Construction of the book tower took two weeks, and the designers glued each book in place by hand. The designers were able to incorporate many books published within the last five years, including Harold Holzer’s latest book The Living Lincoln, James Swanson’s Manhunt and Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Team of . It is tempting to regard the perpetrators of the September 11th terrorist attacks as evil incarnate. But their motives, as Bruce Lincoln’s acclaimed Holy Terrors makes clear, were profoundly and intensely religious. Thus what we need after the events of 9/11, Lincoln argues, is greater clarity about what we take religion to be. Holy Terrors begins with a gripping dissection of the.


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According to this provacative book,American soldiers did not die for the honorable cause of ending slavery but for the dubious agenda of sacrificing the independence of the states to the supremacy of the federal government, which has Cited by: 4.

Professor Jon Schaff of Northern State University has published two recent pieces, a journal article and book chapter, regarding the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. According to a. According to Herndon, after reading the book, Lincoln “did not extend greatly his researches,” although he “subsequently read the sixth edition of this work, which I loaned him.” Herndon believed that “by continued thinking in a single channel [Lincoln] seemed to grow into a Author: James Lander.

The book emphasizes Lincoln's humble beginnings as a boy from Illinois, in the most astound way. White finds a way to accent the particular momentous points in his life with such ethos and detail, that it stays vibrant in the minds of the most easily distracted readers/5.

According to the book, one day when Lincoln's wife Mary noticed that the President was in something of a gloomy mood, he described a disturbing dream he had ten days earlier that was troubling him. Lamon was present, as well as another person (unnamed).

Lincoln: A Novel is a historical novel, part of the Narratives of Empire series by Gore Vidal. Set during the American Civil War, the novel describes the presidency of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of several historical figures, including presidential secretary John Hay, First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, Secretary of State William H.

Seward, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase, his daughter. Lincoln on Leadership Summary by Donald T. Phillips is a fact-filled book on leadership, from one of America's greatest presidents. Start growing. According to him, you are a person before you are anything else, so you don’t have the right to disrespect the others.

According to contemporary witnesses, about half the spectators massed along Lincoln’s inaugural parade route were black, including many newly freed men and women who had poured in. The book clearly comes from an author who admires Lincoln as it is an overwhelmingly positive portrayal of his role as President of the United States.

Still, that isn't to be unexpected when the man is often ranked amongst the top 3 Presidents - the top 1 in some cases - by s: K. The book examines Lincoln's Gettysburg address in the context of its historical and cultural frame.

"If you read one book about Lincoln, make it 'A. Lincoln,'" according to the USA Today. According to scholars, he may have drawn the expression from George Washington's hagiographer, Parson Weems.

Insome former slaves in Maryland presented Lincoln with a gift of a Bible. According to one report, Lincoln replied: In regard to this great book, I have but to say, it is the best gift God has given to man.

When Lincoln finally did embrace emancipation, he adopted it as a pragmatic war measure, subordinating the freedom of slaves to winning the war and maintaining the Union. Judged by his actions rather than his words, Lincoln’s “real agenda,” according to DiLorenzo, emerges as primarily economic, not humanitarian.

According to his logic, Lincoln should have announced in advance that he would ignore these electoral votes because slaves were not allowed to vote. That action, however, would have negated the other part of their argument: that the South lost fair and square and must now accept Lincoln as their President.

Rae Emerson, the deputy superintendent of Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site, conducted a study of “Killing Lincoln,” a new book on President Lincoln’s assassination by Bill O’Reilly.

Lincoln Corsair is an all-new compact luxury SUVLincoln Corsair prices start at $35, plus $ delivery Deliveries in fallorders now being. “The problem with Lincoln is the problem with America,” said my friend Clyde Wilson when I asked him for a blurb for my new book, The Problem with Lincoln (Regnery, ).

That in fact is the theme of the book, written seventeen years after my first book on the subject, The Real Lincoln (TRL), as I shall explain. A secondary theme comes from something that an academic reviewer of The Real.

2 days ago  Reading it, I heard Abraham Lincoln laugh. “Artemus Ward: His Book” is a collection of comic sketches by America’s first stand-up comedian, the wildly popular Charles Farrar Browne, or “Artemus Ward.” He was one of Lincoln’s favorites and the president loved the book.

According to one account, Lincoln said that, given the. Gospel According to St John: Black's New Testament Commentaries by Lincoln, Andrew and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Discover Lincoln Book Tower in Washington, D.C.: A three-story tower of books about Abraham Lincoln is one of the more unusual monuments to the president.

Lincoln ultimately broadens his discussion further to consider the role of religion since September 11 and how it came to be involved with such fervent acts of political revolt.

In the postcolonial world, he argues, religion is widely considered the most viable and effective instrument of rebellion against economic and social injustices. However, according to Ellerton, Valeria Aguirre-Holguín, and Clements, between andwhen Lincoln prepared his cyphering book, the influence of Dilworth’s text on U.S.

school mathematics had waned, with the works of U.S.-born authors such as Daniel Adams, Warren Colburn, Nathan Daboll, Stephen Pike, and Michael Walsh being preferred."Lincoln had no intention of doing anything about Southern slavery in " This is true as far as it goes, but it misses the point.

Lincoln had spent the six years since his re-entry into politics in denouncing slavery as morally wrong. This is the theme of literally every speech he gave from to his election as president, and it was.Thus, according to Lincoln, the southern states were in breach of the constitution and were obliged to make amends, failure to which, the national government would be forced to restore the Union.