- By Oscar Handlin Lilian Handlin

Abraham Lincoln and the Union

  • Title: Abraham Lincoln and the Union
  • Author: Oscar Handlin Lilian Handlin
  • ISBN: 9780673393401
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Paperback
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Union A compassionate account of Lincoln s life focuses on his struggle for intellectual development his early years as a lawyer and his election to Congress and the successes and sorrows of his later yea

    A compassionate account of Lincoln s life focuses on his struggle for intellectual development, his early years as a lawyer and his election to Congress, and the successes and sorrows of his later years.

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    1. Wednesday 5 October 2014Week #1Paragraph.1Thomas Lincoln was a very civilized person even if he never went to school. In 1806 while Thomas Lincoln lived in Elizabethtown,Kentucky, he met a very beautiful women named Nancy. Nancy never went to school, she thought she was set up to house chores. Two years after their marriage Thomas bought 300 acres on the Big South Fork of the Nolin Creek. He bought the land for 200 dollars. After about two weeks and a half a small wooden cabin was built on the l [...]

    2. Oscar Handlin, Pulitzer Prize winner, and his wife Lilian published "Abraham Lincoln and the Union" in 1980. The book provides an excellent overview of Lincoln's intellectual process for guiding the United States through the Civil War. The book also provides an important context for understanding the strengths and weaknesses of America's constitutional democracy.

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