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By Abraham Lincoln

ISBN-10: 0486316483

ISBN-13: 9780486316482

"My politics are brief and candy, just like the outdated woman's dance." the main eloquent of yankee presidents, Lincoln had a sagacious or funny touch upon every thing that mattered. This attractively designed and illustrated reward ebook good points the good Emancipator's strategies and reviews on topics from politics to human nature to the burdens and privileges of the presidency.

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First debate with Stephen Douglas, Ottawa, Illinois, August 21, 1858 I have asked the attention of the Judge to the fact that he once opposed the Supreme Court of this State, his opposition ending in the curious fact of his sitting down on the bench—he getting his name of Judge in that very way. I can get no answer from the Judge on all this. I can get that far in the canvas and no further. All I can get from him is that all of us who stand by the decision of the Supreme Court are the friends of the Constitution and all you fellows that dare question it in any way are enemies of the Constitution.

Knopf, 2006. Paul Zall, editor. Abe Lincoln Laughing: Humorous Anecdotes from Original Sources by and about Abraham Lincoln. Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press, 1995. ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S Wit & Wisdom Pioneer Home of Abraham Lincoln, c. 1890 AMERICA: “We find ourselves in the peaceful possession of the fairest portion of earth” We find ourselves in the peaceful possession of the fairest portion of earth as regards extent of territory, fertility of soil, and salubrity of climate. We find ourselves under the government of a system of political institutions conducing more essentially to the ends of civil and religious liberty than any of which the history of former times tells us.

4. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809–1865—Political and social views. 5. United States—Politics and government—1815–1861—Quotations, maxims, etc. 6. United States—Politics and government—1861–1865—Quotations, maxims, etc. I. Blaisdell, Robert. II. Title. com CONTENTS Note America Education and Advice for the Young Faith, Morality, and “God’s Will” Fathers and Sons His Own Life and Character Law and the Constitution Politics Politicians: Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, and Zachary Taylor The Presidency Reading and Writing Secession Slavery, Equality, and the Emancipation Proclamation Speech-Making Storytelling The War and His Generals Women and Marriage Appendix: Remarks on Abraham Lincoln by His Contemporaries Abraham Lincoln in 1865 NOTE It is the strangest and yet the fittest thing in the jumble of human vicissitudes, that he, out of so many millions, unlooked for, unselected by any intelligible process that could be based upon his genuine qualities, unknown to those who chose him, and unsuspected of what endowments may adapt him for his tremendous responsibility, should have found the way open for him to fling his lank personality into the chair of state,—where, I presume, it was his first impulse to throw his legs on the council-table, and tell the Cabinet Ministers a story.

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