By Abraham Lincoln,Don E. Fehrenbacher

Abraham lincoln measured the promise—and cost—of American freedom in lucid and terribly relocating prose, famous for its local wit, basic dignity of expressions, and peculiarly American style. This quantity, with its companion, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859–1865, includes the main complete 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 suggest and defender of the structure. incorporated are the total Lincoln-Douglas debates, probably the main well-known war of words in American political history.

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