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Lincoln for President [electronic Resource]

An Unlikely Candidate, An Audacious Strategy, And The Victory No One Saw Coming

By Bruce Chadwick

The untold story of the drama, controversy, and incredible political genius of Lincoln's first presidential campaign.

Format: Ebook
Author: Chadwick, Bruce
Summary: The untold story of the drama, controversy, and incredible political genius of Lincoln's first presidential campaign.
Title: Lincoln for president [electronic resource] : an unlikely candidate, an audacious strategy, and the victory no one saw coming / Bruce Chadwick.
Publisher Date: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2009.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political career before 1861 Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1860 Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 19th century. History United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861
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Isbn: 9781402228582 (electronic bk.) 1402228589 (electronic bk.) 9781402247569 (electronic bk.) 1402247567 (electronic bk.)
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Format: Ebook
Author: Chadwick, Bruce
Summary: The untold story of the drama, controversy, and incredible political genius of Lincoln's first presidential campaign.
Title: Lincoln for president [electronic resource] : an unlikely candidate, an audacious strategy, and the victory no one saw coming / Bruce Chadwick.
Publisher, Date: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2009.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 396 p.)
Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political career before 1861
Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views
Subjects: Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Subjects: Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography
Subjects: Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1860
Subjects: Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Subjects: History
Subjects: United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861
Genre: Electronic books.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Contents: Invading the wigwam -- Lincoln enters the ring -- A politician of unwavering ambition -- The relentless little giant -- The democrats split in two -- A great orator is born -- The underdog rail-splitter versus the firebrand senator -- One last night to steal the nomination -- The birth of the seceders -- Will the House of Representatives elect the president? -- The presidential campaign of 1860 -- A great speaker is quiet -- Lincoln, the letter writer -- The wide awakes -- Disdain for the secessionists -- The keys to victory -- Breck and Bell and give 'em hell -- The Douglas campaign -- The polls never lied -- Down to the wire -- All roads lead to New York -- The eleventh hour -- "Mary, Mary, we have been elected president" -- The inauguration of Abraham Lincoln.
Web Site: http://myrcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=30A6C563-03EB-4D71-A560-BB96F7B4B241 Click here to check out and download.
Web Site: http://myrcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=30A6C563-03EB-4D71-A560-BB96F7B4B241 Click here to check out and download.
ISBN: 9781402228582 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 1402228589 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 9781402247569 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 1402247567 (electronic bk.)
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Call Number: E457 .C437 2009eb