Abraham Lincoln: This Nation Shall Have a New Birth of Freedom

Abraham Lincoln: This Nation Shall Have a New Birth of Freedom

by Karen Judson

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Faced with a nation on the brink of self-destruction during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln fought to reunite the United States of America and grant freedom to all its people, black or white. This biography presents the life of one of the greatest presidents in American history. Although his life was cut short by an assassination, Lincoln saved a nation and ended one of America's worst tragedies-slavery.

About the Author:
Karen Judson is a freelance author who has written on many topics of interest to young people

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766031708
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Series: Americans—the Spirit of a Nation Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.81(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Sneaking Into Washington     5
Born in a Log Cabin     13
Political Ambitions     24
The Law and Politics     33
Family and Politics     39
Victory and Conflict     49
A House Divided     61
Commander in Chief     77
Fate     90
Lincoln's Legacy     106
Chronology     116
Chapter Notes     118
Glossary     124
Further Reading and Internet Addresses     125
Index     126

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