Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln items

  • Lincoln looses only to Triumph

    Lincoln looses only to Triumph

    The Loss  In 1858 Abraham Lincoln accepted the Republican Party’s nomination to run for the Illinois Senate seat against the Democratic incumbent Stephen Douglas. (In those days, U.S. senators were elected by state legislatures; so the candidate whose party won control of the state legislature was elected.) Despite the Republican Party winning the popular vote, […]

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  • Abraham Lincoln – a President of the people and for the people

    Abraham Lincoln – a President of the people and for the people

    It was the poet Walt Whitman who prophesied the emergence of Lincoln as the future American President. In 1856 he wrote a political address that remained unpublished till towards the end of the 19th century. In that address Whitman denounced the Northern Democrats including the then-president Franklin Pierce without mincing words and then went on […]

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  • Quote on criticism

    Quote on criticism

    " If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end […]

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  • Quote “Man was made for Immortality”

    Quote “Man was made for Immortality”

    "Surely God would not have created such a being as man . . . to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality." Abraham Lincoln

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