Abraham Lincoln and the Transcendental Constitution: Excerpts from Lincoln's Letters, Speeches, and Remarks (Annotated)
Wilson Ray Huhn
University of Akron - School of Law
November 18, 2010
University of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper
This annotated collection of selected letters, speeches, and remarks of Abraham Lincoln seeks to identify and describe Lincoln's political philosophy - his understanding of the principles of liberty and equality, and how he influenced the American nation to adopt his vision.
Annotations are color-coded for references to legal, philosophical, and literary aspects of Lincoln's work. There are also codes for references to the principles of liberty, equality, and self-government.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 74
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln, President Lincoln, President Abraham Lincoln, Liberty, Equality, Self-Government, Gettysburg Address, Second Inaugural, Hodges Letter, Conkling Letter, House Divided, Peoria Address, Young Men's Lyceum, First Inaugural
JEL Classification: K19
Date posted: November 19, 2010 ; Last revised: December 6, 2010