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Abraham Lincoln, man and American

by Stephen S. Wise

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Published by Bloch Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen S. Wise
SeriesFree Synagogue pulpit -- v. 3, no. 2
ContributionsLincoln Centennial Association (Springfield, Ill.)
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 23-40 ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24579672M
OCLC/WorldCa14508571

Abraham Lincoln towers above the others who have held the office of president—the icon of greatness, the pillar of strength whose words bound up the nation's wounds. His presidency is the hinge on which American history pivots, the time when the young republic collapsed of its own contradictions and a new birth of freedom, sanctified by blood. Americans revere Abraham Lincoln as perhaps the nation's quintessential self-made man. His remarkable struggle to overcome humble beginnings and achieve the pinnacle of success remains one of the most cherished themes within the Lincoln legend and, indeed, within all of American history.

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