Abraham Lincoln and the Transcendental Constitution: Excerpts from Lincoln's Letters, Speeches, and Remarks (Annotated)
74 Pages Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last revised: 6 Dec 2010
Date Written: November 18, 2010
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.
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
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