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Abraham Lincoln Was He A Christian

Author : John B. Remsburg
ISBN : 9783732676118
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: Abraham Lincoln: Was he a Christian? by John B. Remsburg
Category: Fiction

Holland S Life Of Abraham Lincoln

Author : Josiah Gilbert Holland
ISBN : 0803273037
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Soon after the assassination of President Lincoln in April 1865, newspaper editor Josiah Gilbert Holland traveled to Illinois to talk with people who had known Abraham Lincoln "back when." In 1866 Holland published the earliest full-scale life of the fallen leader. A great popular success, Holland's biography introduced American readers who were hungry for personal information about Lincoln's early life to some of the most famous and enduring Lincoln stories. From Holland the reader learned about Lincoln making restitution for a ruined book, the railsplitter earning his first silver dollar, the millhorse's kick to his head, the wrestling match with Jack Armstrong. Holland relayed homey stories about the young Illinois legislator and lawyer and poignant ones about the president during the dark days of the Civil War. Holland was one of the earliest biographers of Lincoln to insist that Lincoln had always opposed slavery and had planned consistently for emancipation. Most debatable, from the viewpoint of some later historians, Holland demonstrated that Lincoln was "eminently a Christian President." To understand the sixteenth president and the making of his public image, it is necessary to begin with Holland's Life of Abraham Lincoln. J. G. Holland (1819-1881) was editor-in-chief of the Springfield (Mass.) Republican and founder of Scribner's Monthly. Introducer Allen C. Guelzo is the author of The Crisis of the American Republic: A History of the Civil War and Reconstruction Era. He is Grace F. Kea Professor of American History and chair of the History Department at Eastern College in Pennsylvania.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Delphi Complete Works Of Abraham Lincoln Illustrated

Author : Abraham Lincoln
ISBN : 9781788779609
Genre : History
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The 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln served from 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He led the nation through its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis. Lincoln preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government and helped to modernise the American economy. His surviving speeches, letters, essays and addresses continue to stir admiration and reverence due to an ineffable charm of expression, revealing his unique eloquence as a spokesman for democracy. This comprehensive eBook presents Lincoln’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Lincoln’s life and works * All of the speeches, essays and addresses, with individual contents tables * Features ‘The Papers and Writings of Abraham Lincoln’ based on the seminal Constitutional Edition, edited by Arthur Brooks Lapsley * Excellent formatting of the texts * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the Speeches, Letters and Addresses * Easily locate the works you want to read * Includes a section of ‘Posthumous Publications’, with important books preserving Lincoln’s memorable and witty sayings * Special section of ‘Tributes and Appraisals’, with 14 essays evaluating Lincoln’s great achievements * Features no less than 11 biographies – discover Lincoln’s incredible life * Includes the first ever biography of the president, penned by John Locke Scripps in 1860, appearing here for the time in digital publishing * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Papers and Writings of Abraham Lincoln Volume 1: 1832-1843 Volume 2: 1843-1858 Volume 3: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates Part I Volume 4: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates Part II Volume 5: 1858-1862 Volume 6: 1862-1863 Volume 7: 1863-1865 Index of Speeches, Letters and Addresses List of Texts in Chronological Order List of Texts in Alphabetical Order Posthumous Publications Lincolniana (1864) by Andrew Adderup A Legacy of Fun (1865) Lincoln’s Yarns and Stories (1901) by Alexander K. McClure The Lincoln Year Book (1907) Discoveries and Inventions (1915) The Life and Public Service of General Zachary Taylor (1922) The Tributes and Appraisals Abraham Lincoln (1865) by James Russell Lowell Abraham Lincoln (1868) by Harriet Beecher Stowe Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln (1876) by Frederick Douglass Abraham Lincoln (1879) by Rossiter Johnson O Captain, My Captain (1882) by Walt Whitman Abraham Lincoln: An Essay (1891) by Carl Schurz Abraham Lincoln: Was He a Christian? (1893) by John E. Remsburg Abraham Lincoln (1900) by Robert G. Ingersoll The Perfect Tribute (1908) by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews Lincoln’s Use of the Bible (1909) by S. Trevena Jackson Tolstoy on Lincoln (1909) by Leo Tolstoy Abraham Lincoln’s Cardinal Traits (1914) by C. S. Beardslee Abraham Lincoln (1914) by Eleanor Atkinson Abraham Lincoln (1922) by H. L. Mencken The Biographies The Life of Abraham Lincoln (1860) by John Locke Scripps The Life, Crime and Capture of John Wilkes Booth (1865) by George Alfred Townsend The Life of Abraham Lincoln (1866) by Josiah Gilbert Holland The Life of Abraham Lincoln (1872) by Ward H. Lamon and Chauncey Black Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States (1879) by Charles Godfrey Leland The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln (1886) by Francis F. Browne Abraham Lincoln (1889) by William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik Recollections of Abraham Lincoln (1895) by Ward Hill Lamon The Life of Abraham Lincoln (1901) by Henry Ketcham Abraham Lincoln (1909) by George Haven Putnam Abraham Lincoln (1911) by John George Nicolay and Charles Crawford Whinery Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks
Category: History

Lincoln And The Thirteenth Amendment

Author : Christian G. Samito
ISBN : 9780809334247
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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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. It also places into context Lincoln's support of the Amendment for moral, political, and wartime reasons and shows how Lincoln helped shape the constitutional debate about slavery.
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Lincoln And The Politics Of Christian Love

Author : Grant N. Havers
ISBN : UCSD:31822037455177
Genre : Political Science
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In this provocative book, Havers argues that charity is a central tenet of what Lincoln once called Americas political religion. He explores the implications of making Christian love the highest moral standard for American democracy, showing how Lincolns legacy demands that a true democracy be charitable toward alland that only a people who lived according to such ideals could succeed in building democracy as Lincoln understood it.
Category: Political Science


Author : Susan Jacoby
ISBN : 1429934751
Genre : Religion
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An authoritative history of the vital role of secularist thinkers and activists in the United States, from a writer of "fierce intelligence and nimble, unfettered imagination" (The New York Times) At a time when the separation of church and state is under attack as never before, Freethinkers offers a powerful defense of the secularist heritage that gave Americans the first government in the world founded not on the authority of religion but on the bedrock of human reason. In impassioned, elegant prose, celebrated author Susan Jacoby paints a striking portrait of more than two hundred years of secularist activism, beginning with the fierce debate over the omission of God from the Constitution. Moving from nineteenth-century abolitionism and suffragism through the twentieth century's civil liberties, civil rights, and feminist movements, Freethinkers illuminates the neglected accomplishments of secularists who, allied with liberal and tolerant religious believers, have stood at the forefront of the battle for reforms opposed by reactionary forces in the past and today. Rich with such iconic figures as Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Clarence Darrow—as well as once-famous secularists such as Robert Green Ingersoll, "the Great Agnostic"—Freethinkers restores to history generations of dedicated humanists. It is they, Jacoby shows, who have led the struggle to uphold the combination of secular government and religious liberty that is the glory of the American system.
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