Download e-book for kindle: Abraham Lincoln: The American Presidents Series: The 16th by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.,Sean Wilentz,George S. McGovern

By Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.,Sean Wilentz,George S. McGovern

ISBN-10: 0791006492

ISBN-13: 9780791006498

ISBN-10: 0805083456

ISBN-13: 9780805083453

ISBN-10: 1427206139

ISBN-13: 9781427206138

America's maximum president, who rose to energy within the country's maximum hour of want and whose imaginative and prescient observed the us throughout the Civil War

Abraham Lincoln towers above the others who've held the place of work of president—the icon of greatness, the pillar of power whose phrases certain up the nation's wounds. His presidency is the hinge on which American background pivots, the time whilst the younger republic collapsed of its personal contradictions and a brand new start of freedom, sanctified through blood, created the us we all know this day. His tale has been advised again and again, yet by no means through a guy who himself sought the workplace of president and meditated the notable obligations that include it.

George S. McGovern—a Midwesterner, former U.S. senator, presidential candidate, veteran, and historian by means of training—offers his specified perception into our 16th president. He exhibits how Lincoln occasionally went off beam, quite in his regulations on civil liberties, but additionally how he adjusted his attractions and remodeled the Civil struggle from a political dispute to an ethical campaign. McGovern's account reminds us why we carry Lincoln in such esteem and why he continues to be the traditional in which all of his successors are measured.

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