By Abraham Lincoln,Don E. Fehrenbacher

ISBN-10: 1613827741

ISBN-13: 9781613827741

Abraham lincoln measured the promise—and cost—of American freedom in lucid and terribly relocating prose, famous for its local wit, easy dignity of expressions, and peculiarly American style. This quantity, with its companion, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859–1865, includes the main entire choice ever published. over 240 speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural legislations perform to nationwide prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloquent antislavery recommend and defender of the structure. incorporated are the full Lincoln-Douglas debates, probably the main well-known war of words in American political history.

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