TITLE

Dear Mr. Lincoln

AUTHOR(S)
Armstrong, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Horn Book Magazine;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p717
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents several questions for former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln about the Reconstruction. The author analyzes a portion of Lincoln's second inaugural speech. The succession of former U.S. Vice President Andrew Johnson into the office of President is discussed. According to the author, Johnson's unpopularity and fractured leadership resulted in persistent racial discrimination. The author questions what Lincoln would have done differently.
ACCESSION #
7688915

 

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