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Pugilism and politics in Lincoln"s time

by R. Gerald McMurtry

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Published in [Fort Wayne] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hyer, Thomas, 1819-1864.,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. Gerald McMurtry.
    ContributionsPublic Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1132.H9 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[19] p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5532963M
    LC Control Number67009056
    OCLC/WorldCa4774224

      The bearded one is known as The Great Communicator, but his methods might seem primitive compared to a 21st-century president: few speeches, .   I would guess that most lay readers would guess that the Lincoln that is elected in is this one: Certainly, Lincoln evolves into the Great Emancipator, but only as a response (and solution) to the Civil War itself. Lincoln was not this person.

    Well, Abraham Lincoln was a Federalist-type person- a supporter in a strong central government. During his presidential career, he put into action many economical acts, showing that politics did. The Department of History, Political Science & Philosophy offers five majors: History, Pan-Africana Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion.. Minors in Black Studies, International Relations, and Ethics are also offered.. The department's offices are located in Grim Hall on the first and third floors.

      Abraham Lincoln was one of our nation’s greatest political minds, and many of the decisions he made during his presidency have had an enduring influence on the an interview with American Profile, Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of the new book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, spoke about how the choices Lincoln made shaped the nation and Author: Candace Floyd. In attempting an analysis of Lincoln's humor one is immediately confronted with two difficulties. In the first place, many stories attributed to Lincoln were never told by him. J. B. McClure's Lincoln Stories is recognized as the most reliable collection, yet Isaac N. Arnold, an intimate friend of Lincoln's, wrote on the fly-leaf of his copy of this book that Lincoln probably told no more than Author: Benjamin P. Thomas.


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