One man great enough: Abraham Lincoln's road to Civil War

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From his first public denunciation of slavery and debates with Stephen Douglas to his election to the presidency, a study of Lincoln's emergence onto the political scene explores the evolution of his beliefs about democracy, slavery, the Constitution, and the Civil War.
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The award-winning historian John C.Waugh takes us on Lincoln's road to the CivilWar. From Lincoln's first public rejection of slavery to his secret arrival in the capital, from his stunning debates with Stephen Douglas to his more contemplative moments,Waugh shows us America as Lincoln saw it and as Lincoln described it.Much of this wonderful story is told by Lincoln himself, detailing through his own writing his emergence onto the political scene and the evolution of his beliefs about the Union, the Constitution, democracy, slavery, and the buildup to the CivilWar. In this acclaimed biography,Waugh brings us ever closer to understanding this mysterious, complicated, and truly great man.

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subject_facet Illinois -- Politics and government -- To 1865, Presidents -- United States -- Biography, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes, United States -- Politics and government -- 1837-1841, United States -- Politics and government -- 1841-1845, United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1861
title_display One man great enough : Abraham Lincoln's road to Civil War
title_full One Man Great Enough Abraham Lincoln's Road To Civil War, One Man Great Enough Abraham Lincoln's Road to Civil War, One man great enough : Abraham Lincoln's road to Civil War / John C. Waugh, One man great enough [electronic resource] : Abraham Lincoln's road to Civil War / John C. Waugh
title_short One man great enough :
title_sub Abraham Lincoln's road to Civil War
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