Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Book - 2009
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"In this compelling biography, McPherson follows Abraham Lincoln from his early frontier days through his turbulent years in the White House. Roused to action by the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, Lincoln joins the fledgling Republican Party. Running for U.S. Senate in 1858, he challenges Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas to a series of debates. Although Lincoln loses the race, his verbal jousts with Douglas give him the national attention necessary for a run at the White House. And in a four-way battle that splits the Democratic Party, Lincoln wins the 1860 presidential election without carrying a single Southern state-- leaving the nation teetering on the brink of civil war" -- container.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
Branch Call Number: B L7365mc
Characteristics: xi, 79 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780195374520


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Jul 24, 2013

A concise biography of one of the most revered presidents of our time. From his humble beginnings in Kentucky to his unfortunate demise during his second term at the white house, you can the most prudent facts and information. Do not let the small length of the book fool you, it is a great read and an excellent introduction to A. Lincoln.


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