The Resource The wisdom of Abraham Lincoln, (ebook)

The wisdom of Abraham Lincoln, (ebook)

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The wisdom of Abraham Lincoln
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The wisdom of Abraham Lincoln
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eng
Summary
The men and women who shaped our world-in their own words. The Wisdom Library invites you on a journey through the lives and works of the world's greatest thinkers and leaders. Compiled by scholars, this series presents excerpts from the most important and revealing writings of the most remarkable minds of all time. THE WISDOM OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN "A house divided against itself cannot stand." -Abraham Lincoln Politician. Statesman. Civil rights leader. Literary craftsman. For a century and a half, the life-and words-of 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, have been praised as a shining example of American leadership. But Lincoln's path to greatness was a humble one. The son of a frontier farmer, Lincoln was largely self-educated. When he took the national stage as a politician, his simple, straightforward prose was revolutionary for its time-resonating with men and women from all walks of life. In fact, with his "jogtrot prose, compacted of words and phrases still with the bark on," Lincoln almost single-handedly changed the way the English language is spoken in America. And while he will always be remembered as the man dedicated to restoring a shattered Union, and-with the Thirteenth Amendment-freeing slaves, Lincoln was also one of the greatest communicators this country has ever seen. Now, in this one essential volume, excerpts have been collected from all of Lincoln's finest documents, letters, and, of course, speeches like his famous Gettysburg Address. The Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln pays tribute to the president and patriot who, through both his words and deeds, changed the course of history
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Midwest
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1809-1865
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Lincoln, Abraham
Dewey number
973.7092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Philosophical library
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The wisdom of Abraham Lincoln, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780806540009
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12413486
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remote
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MWT12413486
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The wisdom of Abraham Lincoln, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780806540009
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12413486
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12413486
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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