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Abraham Lincoln and His Times

Cindy Barden

Abraham Lincoln and His Times

by Cindy Barden

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Published by Mark Twain Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Social Science,
  • Education,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12276139M
    ISBN 101580371833
    ISBN 109781580371834
    OCLC/WorldCa50000612

    "The granddaddy of all the recent books [on Lincoln] is Michael Burlingame's Abraham Lincoln: A Life monumental in size, depth and scholarship, this is the new standard biography of our time and surpasses all other life portraits of our 16th president, and is the most important book of the bicentennial." Washington Times - James L. Swanson.   Learning with living books such as these classic picture books and chapter books can help kids get a clear picture of Abraham Lincoln and his historical significance as the 16th president of the United States during the Civil War era. Abraham Lincoln Books for Kids. Abraham Lincoln by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire.

    "Abraham Lincoln" is an award-winning (Caldecott Metal) biography picture book intended for primary and intermediate readers. It tells the life story of this important American hero from his birth in the wilderness in Kentucky through the reunion of the states following the civil war/5(). This striking portrait of Abraham Lincoln found in this book is drawn entirely from the writing of his contemporaries and extends from his political beginnings in Springfield to his assassination. It reveals a more severely beleaguered, less godlike, and finally a richer Lincoln than has come through many of the biographies of Lincoln written.

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Abraham Lincoln and His Times by Cindy Barden Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abraham Lincoln did not come out of nowhere. But if he was shaped by his times, he also managed at his life's fateful hour to shape them to an extent few could have foreseen. Ultimately, this is the great drama that astonishes us still, and that Abe brings to fresh and vivid life.

The measure of that life will always be part of our American Author: David S. Reynolds. The beginning of the book tells about Mr. Lincolns' life and step by step through the Civil War with a map.

Yes, I knew of how Mr. Lincoln was killed, but these two authors went deeper by telling how his murderer thought and planned every aspect. The end of the book /5(15).

Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves.

Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his fellow countrymen and also for people of other lands. Learn more about Abraham Lincoln here. This is the official book of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) in Springfield, Illinois that has welcomed more than one million visitors since its opening.

Using the exhibition halls as a launching point, this book offers stories, anecdotes, and never-before-seen images and artifacts from the museum’s vault/5(10). There are biographies, history books, picture books, children’s books and fictional novels based on his life.

In recent years, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin has received a great deal of attention. Inthe then-Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama declared, if elected, he would.

The heterosexuality of Abraham Lincoln (–), the 16th President of the United States, has been questioned by some n was married to Mary Todd from November 4,until his death on Apand fathered four children with her.

Abraham Lincoln in a portrait by Matthew Brady, taken in December Photograph: Bettmann Archive Ted Widmer has published a book about a. There’s pillow talk in “Courting Mr. Lincoln,” Louis Bayard’s speculative-history novel, but it doesn’t take place between the man who would become a U.S.

president and his wife, Mary Todd. What William Barton wrote in his book, “The Soul of Abraham Lincoln,” is still true today: No other aspect of Lincoln’s life “has evoked more interest than that of his religious faith and experience,” and the perspectives investigators have offered are “hopelessly contradictory.” Lincoln’s mythic stature has made his.

Abraham Lincoln (/ ˈ l ɪ ŋ k ən /; Febru – Ap ) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from to Lincoln led the nation through its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis in the American Civil succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government.

2 days ago  Lincoln’s mail included advice, warnings, pleas, and death sentences. Thousands of the transcriptions are now on line, as Library of Congress concludes its massive “Letters to Lincoln” project.

The book that was helpful was “The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln” by C.A. Tripp. He was a Kinsey Institute sex researcher and the first to declare that Lincoln was homosexual. Some of the issues covered in this book are the Emancipation Proclamation and the overall movement against slavery.

The Complete Papers and Writings of Abraham Lincoln. Straight from Lincoln himself, this book covers the thoughts of Lincoln as a lawyer, politician, and a leader. His writings reflect his life from the time he was a lawyer to his. But on the day it was delivered, March 4,with the Union on the brink of victory in the Civil War, Lincoln had trouble placating his own party, much less his political opponents.

Sidney Blumenthal. Sidney Blumenthal is the author of All the Powers of Earth, The Political Life of Abraham LincolnA Self-Made Man, and Wrestling with His. Sidney Blumenthal's new Abraham Lincoln book, Wrestling with His Angel, is reviewed by David Shribman.

Business. Get the latest news, events and more from the Los Angeles Times Book Club, and. Abraham Lincoln A rare first edition of Abraham Lincoln and service of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin. This pre-Civil War book covers speeches of Lincoln, his early life, congressional activities, Lincoln s views and remarks on slavery, Douglas s rebellion against Lincoln s views Lincoln/Douglas debate, and resolutions on the Mexican War.

Three weeks after Abraham Lincoln was murdered, his loyal promoter (and editor of the Chicago Tribune), John Locke Scripps, wrote to Lincoln’s law partner, William Henry Herndon, trying to anticipate the shape of Lincoln’s reputation in the future.“In certain showy, and what is said to be, most desirable endowments, how many Americans have surpassed him,” Scripps exclaimed, “Yet how.

This book details the life of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln was born in in a log cabin in Kentucky. He worked on a farm with his family and moved to Illinois when he was 7. Lincoln loved to read and know his way around an axe. He guided a barge down the Mississippi River to New Orleans when he was /5.

When he married Mary Todd, Thomas and Sarah were not invited to his wedding. Thomas Lincoln. Lincolns father, Thomas was born in Rockingham County, Virginia in He didnt share his famous sons love of books and learning, but he never had opportunities to receive a formal education.

Thomas had to grow up fast. When he was six, he was an. Herbert Mitgang was an author, editor, journalist, historian, and playwright. In a career spanning some 60 years, he wrote or edited 18 books, including: The Letters of Carl Sandburg; several works on Abraham Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln: A Press Portrait and The Fiery Trial: A Life of Lincoln); The Man Who Rode the Tiger, a biography of crusading New York Judge Samuel Seabury; 4 novels, Pages: OnWilliam H.

Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican National Convention in Chicago. When Lincoln emerged as the victor, his rivals were dismayed and angry.

The novels are mostly from his younger years, but as noted, he did peruse and skim through numerous books throughout his adult life. Take a page from our 16th president’s habits, and delve into the world of poetry; you’ll connect not only with Honest Abe, but perhaps your own inner depths as well.

Abraham Lincoln’s Reading List.