Lincoln's rise to the presidency / William C. Harris

Author(s): Harris, William C. (William Charles), 1933-
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Subjects: Presidents--United States--Biography
Legislators--Illinois--Biography
Illinois--Politics and government--To 1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political career before 1861
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Childhood and youth
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2007
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xii, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. From log cabin to Springfield 7
Ch. 2. Whig Congressman from the prairie state 29
Ch. 3. Political revival, 1850-1856 58
Ch. 4. "He is as honest as he is shrewd" 84
Ch. 5. The great debates 112
Ch. 6. Republican champion of the great West 151
Ch. 7. "Honest Abe" for President 176
Ch. 8. Campaign and election 220
Ch. 9. Cabinet making 248
Ch. 10. "Hold firm, as with a chain of steel" 279
Ch. 11. Train to Washington 302
Epilogue : inauguration 324
Notes: LCCN: 2006100830
ISBN: 9780700615209 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0700615202 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-382) and index
OCLC Number: 77270665
ISBN/ISSN: 9780700615209
0700615202