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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-242369

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Oratory.
Views on slavery.
Political career before 1861.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Redes.
Rede.
Sklaverei (Motiv)
Politics and government 1857-1861.

Originator

Holzer, Harold.

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."

Publication

New York : Simon & Schuster

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

Call Number

Stacks E440.H65 2004

Other People and Orgs

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Cooper Institute speech.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Abraham.
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.

Places

New York (State) New York.
United States