Vote Lincoln!

the presidential campaign biography of Abraham Lincoln, 1860 : restored & annotated
  • 211 Pages
  • 4.98 MB
  • English
Boston Hill Press , Sacramento, CA
Politics and government, Presidents, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858, Election, Political career before 1861, Causes, Presidential candidates, Political and social views, Childhood and youth, Biography, Hi
Other titlesPresidential campaign biography of Abraham Lincoln, 1860
Statementby John Locke Scripps and Abraham Lincoln ; restored & annotated by David W. Bradford, editor
ContributionsBradford, David W.
LC ClassificationsE457.3 .S423 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24838529M
ISBN 139780978799243
LC Control Number2010900185

In a major publishing event, this fascinating volume restores and explains the most decisive campaign biography in U.S. history. Inthe original book catapulted Abraham Lincoln to the White House by dramatically warning of slavery's threat to American democracy.5/5. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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Init catapulted him to the White House and was secretly coauthored by the candidate with John Locke Scripps, a founder of the Chicago book is discreetly Lincoln on Lincoln and often presents the candidate in remarkably modern terms.5/5(3). A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.

Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war/5(). Lincoln on the Verge tells the story of a leader discovering his own strength, improvising brilliantly, and seeing his country up close during these pivotal thirteen days.

From the moment the Presidential Special left the station, a new Lincoln was on display, speaking Released on: Ap The Lincoln Award is given to the book from that year's Vote Lincoln! book list that earns the highest number of student votes. For a book to reach the master list, adult and young adult fiction and nonfiction titles must be nominated by teachers or librarians and vetted by the nominations committee.

This book implicitly addresses the central question of all elections: How do we recognize a great statesman, before the glory. As such, Vote Lincoln. is still mandatory reading for modern voters seeking "the next Abraham Lincoln." This is a revised and expanded edition of the first restored edition released for the Lincoln Bicentennial Year of Price: $ 51 votes needed for election Candidate won that Round of voting Candidate won Senate seat Note: Five "anti-Nebraska" Democrats (i.e.

opposed to the Kansas–Nebraska Act) voted for Trumbull rather than vote for Lincoln, a pro-Nebraska Democrats were unable to reelect Shields, they switched their allegiance to Matteson, who had no stance on the Act.

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You can visit the online nomination form to nominate titles for consideration in upcoming years. To be. Looking for books by Abraham Lincoln. See all books authored by Abraham Lincoln, including Speeches and Writings –, and Speeches and Writings –, and more on   Lincoln won the popular vote, but lost the election because it was determined by gerrymandered legislative districts, not a problem limited to the Author: Eric Cortellessa.

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Lincoln is a biographical historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln. The film also features Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, and Tommy Lee Jones in supporting roles.

The screenplay by Tony Kushner was loosely based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's Music by: John Williams. Editorial Reviews. 03/30/ Meltzer and Mensch (The First Conspiracy) deliver a solid recounting of the conspiracy to assassinate president-elect Abraham Lincoln during his February railroad trip from Springfield, Ill., to Washington, D.C., and the successful efforts to foil g in dramatic fashion (“There’s a secret on this train”), the authors describe how “America’s Author: Brad Meltzer.

HOW CAN I VOTE. Read a minimum of 4 nominated books and review each using the Google Form prior to voting in March You'll get a free book of your choice to keep, and get to join our pizza party. Copies of each book are available in the Library at the Lincoln Award display in the front.

Look for the books with the Abe Lincoln sticker on Author: Carrie Stump. The Republicans were no less intent on manipulating the soldier vote, and were far more successful in using their control of the government to ensure Lincoln’s victory. Assistant Secretary of War Charles A. Dana remembered years later that “all the power and influence of the War Department was employed to secure the re-election of Mr.

by John Locke Scripps and Abraham Lincoln, edited by David W. Bradford, Boston Hill Press, THE DUST JACKET BLURBS FOR Vote Lincoln. suggest you’re about to read a supermarket tabloid. This is an “authorized biography,” you’re told, “the most influential campaign book in American history.”.

The Party of Lincoln and the Right to Vote. Andrew Cohen. Aug Link Copied. As the fight over a constitutional right shifts to a dubious South Carolina measure, the. HOW CAN I VOTE. Read a minimum of 4 nominated books prior to voting in Copies of each book are available in the Lincoln Award area in the library.

Look for the books with the Abe Lincoln sticker on the spine. Voting opens Febru Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Lincoln, a candidate for class president, makes a campaign promise opposed by a group of criminals.

Historians commonly claim that 80 percent of Union soldiers voted for Abraham Lincoln in the election, but Jonathan W. White, a professor of American Studies at Virginia’s Christopher Newport University, has delved into archives of soldiers’ letters and court-martial case files and found more nuanced support for the president.

Abraham Lincoln’s chief competitors for the nomination as the presidential candidate of the Republican Party in were front-runner William H. Seward, a U.S. senator from New York; Salmon P. Chase, the governor of Ohio; and Edward Bates, a prominent state legislator from n, whose sole experience in national government had been as a one-term member of the U.S.

House of. Lincoln () - "Congress must never declare equal those who god created unequal" - Duration: Jonathan [British Royalty, splendour & Imperialism] 48, views. Lincoln did very well in the northern states, and though he garnered less than 40 percent of the popular vote nationwide, he won a landslide victory in the electoral college.

Even if the Democratic Party had not fractured, it is likely Lincoln still would have won due to his strength in states heavy with electoral votes. Lincoln failed to receive even a single vote in ten southern states.

The fact that Lincoln was a Republican and Kennedy a Democrat strengthens the historical parallels between them. The Republican Party in Lincoln’s age was far more progressive on most issues including human and civil rights than its Democratic counterpart, but today those.

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The United States presidential election was the 19th quadrennial presidential was held on Tuesday, November 6, In a four-way contest, the Republican Party ticket of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin emerged triumphant. The election of Lincoln served as the primary catalyst of the American Civil t: % pp.

Judge Williams, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island, talked about the reasons that 70 percent of the soldiers of the Union Army voted for Lincoln in the election. Lincoln's. Mary Todd Lincoln paced the parlor alone. Hours before, she had witnessed the point-blank assassination of her husband Abraham Lincoln at Author: Erin Blakemore.

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Abraham Lincoln's authorized biography was the most influential campaign book in American history. Init catapulted him to the White House and was secretly coauthored by the candidate with John Locke Scripps, a founder of the Chicago Tribune. The Best Books on President Lincoln. It took years after the death of Lincoln for a book to appear which put into detail his genius for reading character and establishing relationships Author: Allen Barra.

Because US Presidential Elections are for individuals to join an Electoral College, if no one runs for a particular presidential candidate, then that candidate can not be elected. This occurred in 10 of the eleven Southern states that would event.One Book – One Lincoln – Here are this year’s three finalists!

We accepted your nominations for our seventeenth annual One Book – One Lincoln title, online via the libraries’ online nomination form on our web site throughout all of and Januaryand via .Note: Yesterday we pointed out that if you want to know how many electoral votes Biden and Trump have excluding those states where the polling is within the margin of error, you can add the "strongly" and "likely" numbers in the legend to the right of the map.

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