Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography
Renowned scholar George Anastaplo describes a side of Abraham Lincoln that previous biographers have overlooked: the development and legacy of his legal and constitutional thought. With eloquent insights into Lincoln's intellect and the issues dividing the country he led, Anastaplo describes how the 16th president successfully managed the impossible task of keeping the world's greatest democracy united. Anastaplo also demonstrates Lincoln's continuing and profound influence on modern American society, law, and politics, and he shows readers the lessons this fascinating man can still teach Americans about coping with our own divisive times.
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77 Part 1 provides for the district ( or districts ) of the Territory to which a "
temporary government ” shall apply ; Part 2 provides for the transfer of property (
whether by descent , by sale , or by other means ) ; Part 3 provides for the
selection of ...
The Ordinance has itself had, I have suggested, a profound educational influence
in the United States at large, not in the Northwest Territory alone. It has had much
to do with shaping the character and institutions of the Country. We have ...
We have already noticed that the universality of their principles meant for
Americans in the Territory that property and other arrangements and rules could
anticipate and promote the establishment of reliable local governments. In the
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