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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Old republics create new republics — and all republics are, in a sense, equal.
These sentiments are rooted, we have also noticed, in the authoritative American
opinion that all men are created equal. That principle of equality made plausible
In this general sense , the common law is the historic basis of all Anglo -
American legal systems . It is also an important element in the origin and plan of
the United States Constitution . Though sometimes characterized as “ unwritten ”
They can indeed rest : their lives and deaths can be said to make sense . To what
extent does that depend upon their anonymity , an anonymity that abstracts from
their particularities and hence from their personal failings and limitations ?
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