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The Character and greatness of Abraham Lincoln

a discourse delivered April 23, 1865

by E Hingeley

  • 295 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / United States / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11898091M
    ISBN 101429752440
    ISBN 109781429752442

    Looking for books by Abraham Lincoln? See all books authored by Abraham Lincoln, including Speeches and Writings –, and Speeches and Writings –, and more on "Journey to Greatness: Character Lessons from the Past" is an interactive lesson designed to help students discover how the challenges they might face today, such as fear, prejudice, poverty, not fitting in, or anger, can be overcome by learning how heroes from our past, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and Martin Luther.

      And Abraham Lincoln exercised great energy as President. The first chapter puts Lincoln in some context, observing that (Page 12): "Perhaps above all else, Americans continue to admire Lincoln's sense of himself. He was a common man who rose to uncommon heights and produced uncommon efforts."/5(5). Lincoln’s leadership traits have stood the test of time and while not perfect as a leader Abraham Lincoln demonstrated the following characteristics from which all of us can continue to learn.

      He borrowed books from all his neighbors, until he could truthfully tell a friend that he had “read through every book he had ever heard of in that country, for a circuit of 50 miles.” Lincoln would transcribe favorite quotes and passages from the works he read into a copybook, but he also committed reams of material to memory.   Exploring Abraham Lincoln's 'Melancholy' A new book on Abraham Lincoln explores how the young Illinois lawyer went on to become .


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The Character and greatness of Abraham Lincoln by E Hingeley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation's history As dawned, the American republic was at death's door.

The federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was /5. The U.S. Mint will issue four new Lincoln cent designs in A yearlong celebration has been organized and supported by the congressionally established Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. In the midst of all the excitement and commemoration debuts Fred Reed's outstanding new work, Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness.

Beautifully illustrated in full color, with hundreds of private and public images, Reed's book /5(8). “ Abraham Lincoln is an entry in the highly regarded American Presidents series A fine read for those who want to know about Lincoln but may not have the time for the more in-depth biographies.” ― Bookpage “Compact and commanding With considerable skill and insight, McGovern crafts a biography snappy, /5(45).

The Greatness of His Intellect Abraham Lincoln possessed a great mind. Born in the midst of penury and destitution, not only of The Character and greatness of Abraham Lincoln book advantages but of incentive to study, he obtained by force of will and strength of mental power a mind disciplined and of commanding ability.

The character and greatness of Abraham Lincoln: a discourse delivered Ap Abraham Lincoln, byname Honest Abe, the Rail-Splitter, or the Great Emancipator, (born Februnear Hodgenville, Kentucky, U.S.

—died ApWashington, D.C.), 16th president of the United States (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. The book goes in chronological order of Abraham Lincoln's life and the big events that took place for him.

It explains his childhood, his presidency, and his death. This book would be GREAT to use during an Abraham Lincoln lesson. This is a very beneficial book for those who are interested in history and the civil war/5.

Abraham Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln - Reputation and character: “Now he belongs to the ages,” Stanton is supposed to have said as Lincoln took his last breath. Many thought of Lincoln as a martyr. The assassination had occurred on Good Friday, and on the following Sunday, memorable as “Black Easter,” hundreds of speakers found a sermon in the event.

You don’t face the same challenges Abraham Lincoln did, but here’s how he succeeded–and how you can too. By Mark C. Crowley 6 minute Read The greatness of Napoleon, Caesar or Washington is Author: Mark C. Crowley. What Are Some Character Traits of Abraham Lincoln.

Credit: John Lawson, Belhaven/Moment/Getty Images Commonly known as Honest Abe, The Washington Times referred to Abraham Lincoln as decent, kind, sensitive, compassionate, honest and empathetic. For the characters in Seymour’s book, the creation of their own identities had been the first step in their energetic innovation and constructive accomplishments.

They had been able to remake their world because they had first made themselves. Abraham Lincoln was such a person. Better remembered than Seymour as an author is Horatio Alger, Jr. John Ford’s very fine “Young Mr. Lincoln,” fromis about Lincoln’s youth; it offers an intimation of greatness—at the end, Lincoln walks “up.

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln is a book by Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, published by Simon & book is a biographical portrait of U.S.

President Abraham Lincoln and some of the men who served with him in his cabinet from to Three of his Cabinet members had previously run against Lincoln Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Gene Griessman, Abraham Lincoln (). “The Words Lincoln Lived By: 52 Timeless Principles to Light Your Path”, p, Simon and Schuster I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted. True political greatness, as embodied by Lincoln, involves both humility and sacrificial service for the common good.

The enduring wisdom and timeless teachings of these great thinkers, Fornieri shows, can lead to a deeper appreciation of statesmanship and. 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. More than years after Abraham Lincoln’s death, the history books have yet to close on the man and his career.

His most resounding legacy, of course, is that this country is indeed the United. Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Lincoln on Leadership is a book that discusses all of Abraham Lincoln’s leadership styles and strategies and talks about how successful he was because of these attributes as our President.

The main character of the book is President Abraham Lincoln. He grew up in a poor background and worked his way to where he was as President. President Abraham Lincoln appointed the best and brightest to his Cabinet, individuals who were also some of his greatest political rivals.

He demonstrated his leadership by pulling this group together into a unique team that represented the greatest minds of his time, according to historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Lincoln demonstrated an ability to withstand adversity and to move.

Meet Abraham Lincoln (Step-Up Books) by Barbara Cary: Meet Mr. Lincoln by Richard Hanser: Memorial Addresses Delivered before the Two Houses of Congress on the Life and Character of Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley by George Bancroft: The military life of Abraham Lincoln, Commander in Chief by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy.Abraham Lincoln Quotes.

1. “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. — Abraham Lincoln. “In regard to this Great Book, I have but to say, it is the best gift God Author: Maryn Liles.Abraham Lincoln “My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.” Abraham Lincoln “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” Abraham Lincoln “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” Abraham Lincoln “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”.