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

Wilson Ray Huhn

University of Akron - School of Law

Date Written: November 18, 2010

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Huhn, Wilson Ray, Abraham Lincoln and the Transcendental Constitution: Excerpts from Lincoln's Letters, Speeches, and Remarks (Annotated) (November 18, 2010). University of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1711180 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1711180

Wilson Ray Huhn (Contact Author)

University of Akron - School of Law ( email )

150 University Ave.
Akron, OH 44325-2901
United States

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