Of the People, by the People, for the People and Other Quotations from Abraham Lincoln

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Of the People, By the People, For the People captures the best of Lincoln's thought, bringing readers closer to the quintessential man than any history or biography can. Unforgettable lines and memorable thoughts from speeches, debates, and other public statements make up this book; little-known sayings from his voluminous body of private letters, drafts, and fragments, and even some previously uncollected writings, also serve as the gateway to Lincoln's brilliance and insight.
This collection also contains the full text of three of Lincoln's most celebrated speeches: the Farewell to Springfield, Illinois, his hometown; the Gettysburg Address; and the second inaugural address of 1865.
 

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Contenido

Alcohol and Alcoholism
3
Autographs
9
Ceremonies
18
International
24
Compromise
25
Governments
31
Determination
37
Education
43
Maxim for All Seasons 23
83
Meade General George G
84
Ministers and Lawyers
90
Pain
96
Political Defeat
102
Population
108
Printing
112
Punishment
118

Fair Play
49
Freedom
53
Gingerbread
59
Honesty
65
Inequality
71
Lawyers
77
Reason and Authority
124
Secession
131
Soldiers
138
Thought
145
Youth
159
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Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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