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The Resource Lincoln for president : an unlikely candidate, an audacious strategy, and the victory no one saw coming, Bruce Chadwick

Lincoln for president : an unlikely candidate, an audacious strategy, and the victory no one saw coming, Bruce Chadwick

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Lincoln for president : an unlikely candidate, an audacious strategy, and the victory no one saw coming
Title
Lincoln for president
Title remainder
an unlikely candidate, an audacious strategy, and the victory no one saw coming
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Chadwick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an overview of the election of 1860 and the administration of President Abraham Lincoln, using a variety of source materials
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chadwick, Bruce
Dewey number
973.7092
Index
index present
LC call number
E457
LC item number
.C437 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
  • Presidential candidates
  • Presidents
  • Political campaigns
  • United States
Label
Lincoln for president : an unlikely candidate, an audacious strategy, and the victory no one saw coming, Bruce Chadwick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 396 p.
Isbn
9781402225048
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2009023197
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn318874902
  • (OCoLC)318874902
Label
Lincoln for president : an unlikely candidate, an audacious strategy, and the victory no one saw coming, Bruce Chadwick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 396 p.
Isbn
9781402225048
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2009023197
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn318874902
  • (OCoLC)318874902

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