This fragment, which Lincoln wrote to organize his own thinking, seems to be for use in a kind of pep talk to his fellow Republicans. Its energized language lays out the fledgling Republican party’s central tenet, opposition to the extension and nationalization of slavery, and issues a fervent call to draw all supporters together around this moral issue.
Abraham Lincoln, fragment on the formation of the Republican Party
[1857 ca. Feb. 28]
Lincoln was an oustanding communicator using the tools of his own time, so it\'s fun to think about ...
A blog post on Stop Smiling Magazine's website.
Chorus of freed slaves from the opera "Our American Cousin" presented in June of 2008
The official Campaign to restore the greatest president this nation has known to his rightful place ...
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