Lincoln and his America, 1809-1865 : with the words of Abraham Lincoln / arranged by David Plowden and the editors of the Viking Press ; foreword by John Gunther.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Plowden, David.
Corporate Authors: Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries), Viking Press.
Other Authors: Gunther, John, 1901-1970.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Viking Press, 1970.
Series:Studio book.
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Table of Contents:
  • The first twenty-one years: 1809-1830. Hardin County, Kentucky ; Spencer County, Indiana ; Macon County, Illinois
  • New Salem: 1831-1837. The Black Hawk War ; Lincoln as postmaster, surveyor, shopkeeper, and assemblyman
  • The first decade in Springfield: 1837-1847. Lincoln as lawyer, assemblyman, and family man
  • Lincoln as Congressman: 1847-1849
  • Return to law and circuit riding: 1849-1854
  • Lincoln re-enters politics: 1854-1860. The Kansas-Nebraska crisis ; The Republican Party ; Senatorial campaign of 1858 ; The Lincoln-Douglas debates ; Cooper Union address and New England speaking tour ; Lincoln nominated for president and elected as sixteenth President of the United States
  • The years in the White House: 1861-1865
  • The Lincoln myth / by R. Gerald McMurtry
  • Chronology.