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By Abraham Lincoln,Don E. Fehrenbacher

Abraham lincoln measured the promise—and cost—of American freedom in lucid and terribly relocating prose, famous for its local wit, uncomplicated dignity of expressions, and peculiarly American style. This quantity, with its companion, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859–1865, includes the main finished choice ever published. over 240 speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural legislation perform to nationwide prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloquent antislavery suggest and defender of the structure. integrated are the entire Lincoln-Douglas debates, maybe the main well-known war of words in American political history.

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