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Lincoln"s greatest speech

the second inaugural

by Ronald C. White

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Inauguration, 1865.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Oratory.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Literary art.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Inaugural addresses.,
    • Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- History and criticism.,
    • Large type books.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRonald C. White, Jr.
      GenreInaugural addresses.
      SeriesThorndike Press large print American history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457.94 1865
      The Physical Object
      Pagination392 p. (large print) :
      Number of Pages392
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3558862M
      ISBN 10078624352X
      LC Control Number2002020268

      Filled with all the facts and factors surrounding the Second Inaugural, Lincoln's Greatest Speech is both an important historical document and a thoughtful analysis of Lincoln's moral and rhetorical genius. For more book selections, please visit our Books Collection. The speech was greeted with indifference, misunderstanding, and hostility by many in the Union. But it was a great work, the victorious culmination of Lincoln's own lifelong struggle with the issue of slavery, and he well understood it to be his most profound : Ebook.

      Get this from a library! Lincoln's greatest speech: the second inaugural. [Ronald C White] -- Analyzes all aspects of Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural speech, discussing how he articulated the nation's struggle and the suffering of all at the end of the Civil War. The speech was greeted with indifference, misunderstanding, and hostility by many in the Union. But it was a great work, the victorious culmination of Lincoln's own lifelong struggle with the issue of slavery, and he well understood it to be his most profound speech.

        It remains without question the most memorable and memorized speech in American history. On Novem , in words delivered among the freshly dug graves of Union dead upon the country's bloodiest battlefield, Abraham Lincoln redefined American liberty and forever altered the course of the nation. This volume aims to place the . For much more information on the lost speech and the events surrounding it, see Lincoln's Lost Speech: The Pivot of His Career, a + page book by Elwell Crissey (New York, Hawthorn Books, ).Mr. Crissey put 13 years of research into his fascinating effort.


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Lincoln's Greatest Speech Frederick Douglass called it "a sacred effort," and Lincoln himself thought that his Second Inaugural, which offered a theodicy of the Civil War, was better than the. Lincolns Greatest Speech by Ronald C. White is a masterful analysis of Lincolns Second Inaugural Address.

The Second Inaugural is my favorite speech by Lincoln and might be my favorite speech ever given, so this book gave me deep insight into Lincolns writing process, his intent, and his ideas/5(75).

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About The Author. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today!Book Edition: Reissue. "Professor White's book on the preparation, delivery, and influences of Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address is a significant addition to Civil War literature." — Shelby Foote, author of The Civil War: A Narrative "[Lincoln's Greatest Speech] is going to have a wide impact on Lincoln scholarship4/4(7).

Buy a cheap copy of Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second book by Ronald C. White Jr. In the tradition of Garry Wills's modern classic Lincoln at Gettysburg, Ronald C. White Jr. offers a close reading of the speech Abraham Lincoln gave in at his Free shipping over $/5(5).

Why is it necessary to label the Second Inaugural "Lincoln's greatest speech". Such subjective competition is dicey, especially when it comes to Lincoln, who made a habit of great eloquence, whether on Inauguration Day or at Gettysburg in There is also his "House Divided Speech" of and his remarks at New York's Cooper Union.1/5(1).

A major new biography of the Civil War general and American president, by the author of the New York Times bestseller A. dramatic story of one of America's greatest and most misunderstood military leaders and presidents, this is a major new interpretation of.

Lincoln's major addresses, including the House Divided Speech, the Cooper Union Address, and the Gettysburg Address, all possess what rhetorician Michael Leff calls "temporal markers.".

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates were held in Illinois throughout the summer of as Lincoln ran for a U.S. Senate seat held by Stephen A. Douglas. In the series of seven debates each man would speak for up to an hour, so the format would be more like a speech than any debate we would see in modern times.

Lincoln got off to a shaky start in the first debate, but. Lincoln's greatest speech: the second inaugural Title Lincoln's greatest speech Title remainder the second inaugural Statement of responsibility Ronald C.

White Jr Title variation Lincolns greatest speech Title variation remainder the second inaugural Creator. White, Ronald C., (Ronald Cedric), true White, Ronald C., (Ronald Cedric),   ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A House Divided Against Itself - FULL AudioBook (Speech) | Greatest Audio Books - One of the most famous speeches in American political history delivered at one of the most.

A short, concise volume, this collection made for an excellent read & an illuminating introduction to Abraham Lincoln as a speaker. I remember buying this book in the aftermath of seeing Lincoln in theaters & I'm glad I got around to reading this finally.

As with any collection, some speeches resonated with me more than others did/5(16). 2 ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LEGACY OF FREEDOM 8 he year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. president often considered the greatest of this country’s leaders.

Americans’ reverence for Lincoln began with his tragic death by assassination inat the end of a brutal civil war in whichmen died. White talked about his book, [Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural], published by Simon and Schuster. White said that many present at.

Get this from a library. Lincoln's greatest speech: the second inaugural. [Ronald C White; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- "After four years of unspeakable horror and sacrifice on both sides, the Civil War was about to end.

On March 4,at his Second Inaugural, President Lincoln did not offer the North the victory. It remains without question the most memorable and memorized speech in American history. On Novemin words delivered among the freshly dug graves of Union dead upon the country’s bloodiest battlefield, Abraham Lincoln redefined American liberty and forever altered the course of the nation.

Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States, serving from March 4, until his assassination. As an outspoken opponent of the expansion of slavery in the United States, Lincoln won the Republican Party nomination in /5.

"Professor White's book on the preparation, delivery, and influences of Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address is a significant addition to Civil War literature." -- Shelby Foote, author of The Civil War: A Narrative "[Lincoln's Greatest Speech] is going to have a /5(51).

Join us for the Washington, DC, premiere of a new documentary film based on the best-selling book. The film features actor Richard Dreyfuss giving a dramatic reading of the speech, followed by.Gettysburg Address, At the site of one of the Civil War's pivotal battles, Lincoln delivered an address that was as succinct — just about three minutes and words long —as it was memorable.

As he helped dedicate a cemetery to Gettysburg's fallen soldiers, he issued a stirring plea for the country to pay them tribute by honoring.