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Lincoln at Cooper Union :the speech that made Abraham Lincoln president /Harold Holzer.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Holzer, Harold.
Publication
New York : Simon & Schuster
Contents
"Abe Lincoln must come" -- "So much labor as this" -- "Some confusion in the arrangements" -- "Much the best portrait" -- "Nothing impressive about him" -- "The strength of absolute simplicity" -- "Such an impression" -- "Unable to escape this toil" -- "Preserve it for your children."
Date
c2004.
Description
338 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Examines the Cooper Union speech in the context of the 1860 presidential campaign and discusses how Lincoln used it as an opportunity to dispel doubts about his suitability for the presidency.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-322) and index.
ISBN
0743224663
9780743224666
GUSN
242369
Call Number
Stacks E440.H65 2004
Other People and Orgs
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Cooper Institute speech.
Lincoln, Abraham.
Descriptive terms
Oratory.
Political career before 1861.
Politics and government 1857-1861.
Rede.
Redes.
Sklaverei (Motiv)
Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Views on slavery.
Places
New York (State) New York.
United States

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