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Abraham Lincoln : a constitutional biography

Author: George Anastaplo
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publ., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text looks at the development, impact and legacy of Lincoln's legal and constitutional thought. The author describes how the president managed to keep the USA united and demonstrates Lincoln's  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Anastaplo
ISBN: 0847694313 9780847694310
OCLC Number: 231832387
Description: x, 373 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1 The Declaration of Independence: An Introduction Chapter 2 The Declaration of Independence: On Rights and Duties Chapter 3 The Northwest Ordinance Chapter 4 Slavery and the Federal Convention of 1787 Chapter 5 The Common Law and the Organization of Government Chapter 6 Alexis de Tocqueville on Democracy in America Chapter 7 John C. Calhoun and Slavery Chapter 8 Southern Illinois' Abraham Lincoln Chapter 9 The Poetry of Abraham Lincoln Chapter 10 The "House Divided" Speech Chapter 11 The Lincoln-Douglas Debates Chapter 12 The First Inaugural Address Chapter 13 The Fourth of July Message to Congress Chapter 14 The Emancipation Proclamation Chapter 15 The Gettysburg Address Chapter 16 The Second Inaugural Address Chapter 17 Abraham Lincoln's Legacies
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Lincoln grappled with major constitutional issues. It is fascinating to see constitutional scholar George Anastaplo grapple with Lincoln grappling with constitutional issues. -- Paul Simon, director Read more...

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