John Brown Redux
- Lincoln let him hang. Lutz, Stuart // Civil War Times Illustrated;Mar1998, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p34
Reflects on Abraham Lincoln's hatred for slave-trading during his period, as with the case of Nathaniel Gordon, the first slave trader in United States history to be executed for his crime. Introduction of a bill by Lincoln in 1849 to ban slavery in Washington, District of Columbia; His...
- "WHERE THE PRESIDENT'S HEART IS": LINCOLN'S MESSAGE TO CONGRESS, MARCH 6, 1862. Masur, Louis P. // North & South: The Official Magazine of the Civil War Society;Jan2012, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p48
The article discusses an 1862 message delivered to the U.S. Congress by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln which advocated the gradual abolition of slavery. Particular focus is given on reactions to the message by abolitionists, Radical Republicans, Democrats, and the general public. Details on the...
- Democratic Statecraft and Technological Advance: Abraham Lincoln's Reflections on "Discoveries and Inventions". Miller, Eugene F. // Review of Politics;Summer2001, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p485
What moderns call technology is requisite to liberal democracy, for without the increase of wealth, knowledge, and opportunity that technology provides, the ruling majority could not be an enlightened middle class. Nevertheless, critics point to advancing technology's harmful side, with some...
- How Lincoln finally made up his mind. Harpster, Donald E. // Christian Science Monitor;4/14/97, Vol. 89 Issue 96, p19
Opinion. Examines historical revelations surrounding the political career of former United States president Abraham Lincoln. How Lincoln approached the subject of slavery; Moral beliefs of Lincoln over slavery; Reference to writings of Lincoln.
- Abe Lincoln and the Leonids. Olson, Donald W.; Jasinski, Laurie E. // Sky & Telescope;Nov99, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p34
Provides information on how former United States President Abraham Lincoln related an anecdote about the Leonid shower on November 13, 1833 written by Walt Whitman. Where Lincoln was during the meteor shower; How Lincoln found the shower; How Lincoln viewed the shower.
- Lincoln-Douglas debate number 2, 1858. // Lincoln-Douglas Debate Number 2, 1858;2009, p1
The article presents the text of the second debate between American political candidates Abraham Lincoln and Senator Stephen Douglas, which was held in Freeport, Maine, on August 27, 1858. Lincoln begins with his views on the Fugitive Slave law, admission of slave states into the Union,...
- Lincoln-Douglas debate number 3, 1858. // Lincoln-Douglas Debate Number 3, 1858;2009, p1
The article presents the text of the third debate between American political candidates Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas, which was held in Jonesboro on September 15, 1858. Douglas begins his speech with the differences between the Whig, Republican, and Democratic parties, the issue of...
- Lessons from History. Meehan, Mary // Human Life Review;Summer99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p21
Focuses on successes and failures of abortion and slavery abolitionists in the United States from the 15th through the 19th century. Lack of interaction between abortion clinic staff and abolitionists; Pros and cons of the Seventy campaign; Reason for marring of anti-slavery movement;...
- The Great Centralizer. Dilorenzo, Thomas J. // Independent Review;Fall98, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p243
Examines former United States President Abraham Lincoln's role in the emancipation of black slaves. Slavery's role in precipitating and sustaining the war; Investigation on Lincoln's political intentions; Discussion on mercantilism, protectionism, inflation, dictatorship and total war; Conclusions.