Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Greatness

Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Greatness

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This small book, 59 pages in all, showcases Abraham Lincoln's journey as a young man to his political career in Congress, as a lawyer, through his presidential years.
Highlights of this book include excerpts from many of Lincoln's speeches, events surrounding The Inaugural Train Ride that included more than 83 cities and towns in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Maryland. It also covers history of the Civil War era, the emancipation proclamation and the abolishment of slavery --"the most momentous era in American history" - it defined who we are as a nation, both then and now, and what beliefs we hold "self-evident.."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 155 x 203 x 5mm | 159g
  • Dept. of Interior National Park Service
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
  • 0160877857
  • 9780160877858