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Lincoln

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Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Perhaps one of the most amazing things about Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, beside the fact that its brevity belies its significance and power, relates to what was omitted within the content of the speech, “It is brief, one might argue, because it is silent on so much that one would expect...

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Lincoln – Douglas Debate

One refers to the Lincoln-Douglas debates as to the series of the representative political speeches between the Republican candidates for the post of the US President Abraham Lincoln and between the Democratic candidate Stephen Douglas. In the speech, delivered on July 17, 1858 Abraham Lincoln reflected on such aspects as...

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Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln Movie Review

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln (2012) gives a feeling of ambiguity. On the one hand, it is an impressive biopic full of memorable acting of Daniel Day-Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones, David Straitharn, and Sally Fields, and with an intricate story line revolving around the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery....

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Abraham Lincoln, No “Great Emancipator” But a “Great American”

Abraham Lincoln’s “Proclamation of Emancipation” of 1863 transformed him into prophetic figure for millions of African Americans, who labeled him as “The Great Emancipator, for having freed them so suddenly from the claws of slavery. However, years after these events, African and White American critics began to criticize his views...

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Review of The Case of Abraham Lincoln

Springfield, Illinois is an exciting place in 1856. A flourishing blacksmith is the victim of a murder and his wife and nephew are the suspects. Rumor has it that they have been involved in an affair and were caught in the victim’s home. Their murder case becomes even more exciting...

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Review of Abraham Lincoln and the Vampire Movie

The movie titled, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” is characterized by peoples’ desire to be free and thrive against all odds. When the protagonist, Abe Lincoln, is first introduced, he is anguished because of the way in which his mother was killed by a vampire. As a young boy, there is...

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Reviewing Lincoln: A Piece of Art

Lincoln debuts mid-battle with the gloom, carnage, and anguish. No act of butchery is filtered, evident as a soldier – forced down by the foot of another - drowns in murky water. I am reminded of Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan as I watch this. It is piercing, as it should...

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Lincoln’s Inaugural Addresses: A Comparison

President Lincoln's First Inaugural Address (1861) and Second Inaugural Address (1865) examined the same issues but from two entirely different perspectives. The 1861 speech was intended to encourage the Southern states to remain in the Union rather than secede, so that civil war could be averted, while the 1865 speech...

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Abraham Lincoln Essay

Abraham Lincoln, born in 1809, would become a name marked in history books as the 16th president. He was born in “Hardin County, Kentucky, the son of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks” . As a child, Lincoln’s family “belonged to a Baptist denomination that broke from the parent church on...

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