TITLE

The Speech That Made the Man

AUTHOR(S)
Holzer, Harold
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
American Heritage;Winter2010, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the historical significance of the speech by U.S. president Abraham Lincoln at the Cooper Union auditorium in New York City in 1860. The author reflects on the presidential nomination of Lincoln following his speech on federal regulation of slavery and the possibility of war with the Southern U.S. states. Other topics include newspaper accounts, crowd response, and a photograph by photographer Matthew Brady.
ACCESSION #
47035154

 

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