Lincoln for President: An Underdogs Path to the 1860 Republican Nomination Timothy S. Good

ISBN: 9780786439577

Published: January 27th 2009

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184 pages


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Lincoln for President: An Underdogs Path to the 1860 Republican Nomination  by  Timothy S. Good

Lincoln for President: An Underdogs Path to the 1860 Republican Nomination by Timothy S. Good
January 27th 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 184 pages | ISBN: 9780786439577 | 7.75 Mb

This is a narrative of Abraham Lincolns bid for the White House from 1858 through 1860. Lincoln seemed like a long shot from the beginning--a one term congressmen, hed never served as a judge or governor or in any statewide office, and he had lostMoreThis is a narrative of Abraham Lincolns bid for the White House from 1858 through 1860. Lincoln seemed like a long shot from the beginning--a one term congressmen, hed never served as a judge or governor or in any statewide office, and he had lost two campaigns for the U.S.

Senate. How, then, did he overtake several seemingly better-qualified candidates to ultimately defeat William Seward for his young partys nomination? This work offers a day-by-day account that demonstrates how Lincolns character, and his upholding of the Declaration of Independences bold statement of human equality, helped him triumph. Those traits, it is argued, were far more important than any political machinations or backroom deals at the convention.

This book is a sequel to The Lincoln-Douglas Debates and the Making of a President by the same author (McFarland, 2007).



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