Abraham Lincoln Esq

Author: Roger Billings
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813139937
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But before he took the oath of office, Lincoln practiced law for nearly twenty-five years in the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.

Lincoln S Greatest Case The River The Bridge And The Making Of America

Author: Brian McGinty
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 087140785X
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2nd ed. Chicago: Democratic Press Job and Book Steam Printing Office, 1854.
Rice, Allen ... Riney, Larry A. Hell Gate of the Mississippi: The Effie Afton Trial and
Abraham Lincoln's Role in It. Geneseo, IL: Talesman Press, 2006. Roseman,
Curtis C. ... Steiner, Mark E. “Abraham Lincoln and the Rule of Law Books.”
Marquette Law Review 93 (2009–10): 1283–324. ______. “Does Lawyer Lincoln
Matter?” In Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of America's Greatest
President, ed.

Lincoln S America

Author: Joseph R. Fornieri
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809387131
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Abraham. Lincoln: The. Making. of. the. Attorney-in-Chief. Frank J. Williams.
America's. sixteenth president is best known for his political career, but his
quarter-century practice of the law prepared him for his ultimate role as the
attorney-in-chief in the executive mansion. His political skills were honed in his
training as a lawyer and the practice of the law in Illinois. In many ways, the
issues of slavery and secession were legal issues, and he was prepared to tackle
them based on his ...

Abraham Lincoln

Author: Michael Burlingame
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421410672
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"A magisterial enterprise."—William Safire, New York Times "No review could do complete justice to the magnificent two-volume biography that has been so well-wrought by Michael Burlingame."—Christopher Hitchens, Atlantic Monthly "The ...

Abraham Lincoln

Author: Benjamin P. Thomas
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809328871
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The volume's clarity of style makes it accessible to beginners, but it is complex and nuanced enough to interest longtime Lincoln scholars.

Who Killed Abraham Lincoln

Author: Paul Serup
ISBN: 9780981168500
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This is part of the evidence that clearly points to Roman Catholic complicity in the murder of the President as well as general hostility to America and its democratic institution. Also included: The New York City Draft Riots.

America S Lawyer Presidents

Author: Norman Gross
Publisher: TriQuarterly Books
ISBN: 9780810112186
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i i son's Louisiana Purchase framework of his mental and moral being was
honesty, and a wrong , r. ° □ D and FDR s exchange of de- case was poorly
defended by him." Perhaps his partner, William strovers with Great Britain
Herndon, best summed up Lincoln's legal career when he described as "legally
dubious acts." him as "at the same time a very great and very insignificant lawyer.
" There is no doubt that Whatever one's view of his legal talents, they no doubt
had a Lincoln ...

Judging Lincoln

Author: Frank J. Williams
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809327591
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Abraham. Lincoln: Commander. in. Chief. or. "Attorney. in. Chief"? BECAUSE
more is now known about Abraham Lincoln's legal practice than ever before,
historians risk the temptation to focus too much on his legal career and not
enough on ... According to Thomas A. Bailey's study of presidential greatness, "
The American people admire a chieftain who can command their allegiance,
inspire them to greater patriotism, and arouse them with a challenge that will
appeal to their better ...