A new birth of freedom : Abraham Lincoln and the coming of the Civil War / Harry V. Jaffa

Author(s): Jaffa, Harry V
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Subjects: Gettysburg address
Presidents--United States--Election--1860
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, Gettysburg address
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Gettysburg address
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Inauguration, 1861
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2000
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Preface
Ch. 1. The Election of 1800 and the Election of 1860 1
Ch. 2. The Declaration of Independence, the Gettysburg Address, and the Historians 73
Ch. 3. The Divided American Mind on the Eve of Conflict: James Buchanan, Jefferson Davis, and Alexander Stephens Survey the Crisis 153
Ch. 4. The Mind of Lincoln's Inaugural and the Argument and Action of the Debate That Shaped It - I 237
Ch. 5. The Mind of Lincoln's Inaugural and the Argument and Action of the Debate That Shaped It - II 285
Ch. 6. July 4, 1861: Lincoln Tells Why the Union Must Be Preserved 357
Ch. 7. Slavery, Secession, and State Rights: The Political Teaching of John C. Calhoun 403
App. "The Dividing Line between Federal and Local Authority: Popular Sovereignty in the Territories" - A Commentary 473
Notes 489
Index 537
About the Author 549
Notes: LCCN: 00031100
ISBN: 0847699528 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-535) and index
Physical Description: xiv, 549 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 43894284
ISBN/ISSN: 0847699528

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