Lincoln And The Thirteenth Amendment

Author: Christian G. Samito
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809334240
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This book examines how Lincoln's opposition to amending the Constitution evolved during his political career, shaped his policies leading up to his election as president, and culminated in his support for the Thirteenth Amendment in 1864-65 ...

Lincoln And Freedom

Author: Harold Holzer
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809327645
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This collection effectively explores slavery as a Constitutional issue, both from the viewpoint of the original intent of the nation’ s founders as they failed to deal with slavery, and as a study of the Constitutional authority of the ...

Lincoln As Hero

Author: Frank J. Williams
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809332183
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Lincoln as Hero shows how—whether it was as president, lawyer, or schoolboy—Lincoln extolled the foundational virtues of American society.

Lincoln And The Constitution

Author: Brian R. Dirck
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809331187
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From Lincoln’s deep reverence for the work of the Founding Fathers to his innovative interpretation of presidential war powers, Dirck reveals Lincoln’s understanding of the Constitution to be progressive, emphasizing federal power as a ...

Lincoln And The Politics Of Slavery

Author: Daniel W. Crofts
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469627329
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In this landmark book, Daniel Crofts examines a little-known episode in the most celebrated aspect of Abraham Lincoln's life: his role as the "Great Emancipator.

Lincoln And The Civil War

Author: Michael Burlingame
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809390701
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This volume provides an illuminating overview of the entirety of the Civil War and Lincoln’s administration, focusing on the ways in which Lincoln’s unique combination of psychological maturity, steely determination, and political ...

Lincoln And Reconstruction

Author: John C Rodrigue
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 080933254X
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Previous scholarly works touch on Lincoln and reconstruction, but they tend either to speculate on what Lincoln might have done after the war had he not been assassinated or to approach his reconstruction plans merely as a means of winning ...

Lincoln And The Election Of 1860

Author: Michael S. Green
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809330350
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An intimate portrait of the 16th president's lesser-known talents as a political operator traces his journey from a Republican underdog to an improbable victor who changed the course of American history, in an account that explains his ...

1865

Author: Harold Holzer
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809334011
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In this illumi nating collection, prominent historians of nineteenth-century America offer insightful overviews of the individuals, events, and issues that together made 1865 one of the most momentous years in American history.

Lincoln And Congress

Author: William C. Harris
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809335719
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Lincoln and the Constitution Brian R. Dirck Lincoln in Indiana Brian R. Dirck
Lincoln and the ... Biographies Thomas A. Horrocks Lincoln and the Military John
F. Marszalek Lincoln and Emancipation Edna Greene Medford Lincoln and
Reconstruction John C. Rodrigue Lincoln and the Thirteenth Amendment
Christian G. Samito Lincoln ...