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Contempt for lowly beginnings, abhorrent as it is to any honest mind, would to
Lincoln's mind have probably been ... One Abraham Lincoln, grandfather of the
President and apparently a grandson of Samuel, crossed the mountains from ...
Otherwise the whole of Abraham Lincoln's kindred are now out of the story. They
have been disposed of thus hastily at the outset, not because they were
discreditable or slight people, but because Lincoln himself when he began to find
The historian who, to the manifest annoyance of Lincoln's other biographers, has
preserved this and much other priceless information, infers that Abraham, who
was not invited to the feast, had plotted this domestic catastrophe and won over ...
I olitt Johnston and John Hanks and Abraham Lincoln law tlirsr sights with the
unsophisticated eyes of honest 'ountry lads ... Lincoln saw it," John Hanks said
long after, and ither men's recollections of Lincoln's talk confirmed him Lincoln
saw it; ...
The collapse of it in 1854 was to prove the decisive event in the career of
Abraham Lincoln, aged 1 1 when it was passed. 5. Leaders, Parties, and
Tendencies in Lincoln's Youth. Just about the year 1830, when Lincoln started
life in Illinois, ...
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A must read for anyone that wants to understand the economic and social implications of the Southern slave aristocracy.
A well researched and written review of the slave aristocracy that suppressed and exploited both black slaves and non-slave holding whites alike.
This book is critical to understanding why the Southern Gentry despised the North for "exploiting" the South and "stealing" the Souths' financial resources when in fact the increasingly inefficient and unproductive system of slave labor doomed the South to ever increasing reliance on Northern resources to maintain their facade of prosperity.
H. R. Helper explains the slave states downward spiral toward economic collapse that will ultimately drive 11 of the states to secede from the Union and start the Civil War
This book is an insight today into much of the Souths' ongoing struggle to join the rest of the United States in economic prosperity