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What Lincoln Believed

The Values and Convictions of America"s Greatest President

by Michael Lind

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Anchor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Federal Government,
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Presidents,
  • 1861-1865,
  • Biography,
  • Politics and government,
  • Presidents,
  • Social values,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8362641M
    ISBN 101400030730
    ISBN 109781400030736


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Few biographers and historians have taken Lincolns ideas seriously or placed him in the context of major intellectual traditions. In What Lincoln Believed, the most comprehensive study ever written of the thought of Americas most revered president, Michael Lind provides a resource to the public philosophy that guided Lincoln as a statesman and shaped the United States/5.

In "What Lincoln Believed, Michael Lind shows the enduring relevance of Lincoln's vision of the United States as a model of liberty and democracy for the world. About the Author Michael Lind is the best-selling author of a number of books of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, including The Next American Nation () and Hamilton’s Republic Cited by: About What Lincoln Believed.

Countless books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, yet few historians and biographers have taken Lincoln seriously as a thinker or attempted to place him in the context of major intellectual traditions.

In this refreshing, brilliantly argued portrait, Michael Lind examines the ideas and beliefs that guided. But the author demonstrates that Lincoln believed blacks were inferior to whites and that the races shouldn’t mix.

He thought long and planned hard for the transportation of American blacks to colonies in Africa or Central America (or even Texas); he freed slaves only in the states that had seceded, and only after those states refused to.

Correction:Sunday The illustration on Page 22 of the Book Review today, with a review of "What Lincoln Believed," by Michael Lind, carries an. What Lincoln believed; the values and convictions of America's greatest president.

Random House, Anchor. notes. index. c $ A This is an important book, since Lincoln's values and convictions have been variously interpreted by subsequent generations of commentators. The author has written a number of books of. Lincoln believed in God, but some said he doubted the idea that Christ is God.

In a written statement to Herndon, James W. Keyes said Lincoln believed in a Creator of all things, who had neither beginning nor end, who possessing all power and wisdom, established a principal, in Obedience to which, Worlds move and are upheld, and animel and. What did Lincoln learn from the Founders about the best peaceful, political way of weaning ourselves off of that awful institution, Morel asked.

“Every Founder to a man believed. The issue of slavery, most believed, would determine future events. Though his views were well known, Lincoln adopted a “strategy of silence” during. By DecemberLincoln had discovered a new strategy that he called “doing the arithmetic.” The Union suffered a bloody defeat at Fredericksburg, in Decemberbut one of Lincoln’s secretaries noted his reaction: “We lost 50 percent more men than did the enemy [the actual differential was percent], and yet there is a sense in the awful arithmetic propounded by Mr.

Lincoln. A first clue to what Lincoln believed comes from a series debates when Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas were campaigning to be selected by the state legislature of Illinois as a United States. When Lincoln believed he was not going to be reelected that fall. The last one being right after the second inaugural in the East Room of the White House.

The book. For further reading. The historians that have the best understanding of Lincoln's religious beliefs are Ronald C. White and Richard Carwardine. White's biography of Lincoln, entitled A. Lincoln: A Biography is not only the best single-volume biography of Lincoln today, but is also an excellent study of Lincoln's maturing religious faith.

Also, White's book Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second. Lincoln, who is believed to have attended only two of the séances his wife held in the White House, actually foresaw his own death more than once, including in a. Lincoln, with his rare ability to step outside of the emotions that we all feel when we are attacked, believed that harsh words and acts of revenge rarely pay off; that we are all flawed human.

Countless books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, yet few historians and biographers have taken Lincoln seriously as a thinker or attempted to place him in the context of major intellectual traditions.

In this refreshing, brilliantly argued portrait, Michael Lind examines the ideas and beliefs that guided Lincoln as a statesman and Format: Ebook. Lincoln believed blacks inferior to whites, Bennett insisted; he supported segregation in the North, told darky jokes and used the N-word in public and private, reluctantly embraced Emancipation.

Looking for a book similar to Michael Lind's What Lincoln Believed for other American historical figures. I am open to a wide range of suggestions not limited to presidents.

I am trying to get a better handle on American history and am looking for books that avoid whitewashing and. It used to be illegal to hold office in England if you believed in In reviewing Stuart Stevens’ new book His main critique of Stevens and the rest of the Lincoln Project crew is spot-on.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the What Lincoln Believed: The Values and Convictions of America's Greatest President by Michael Lind at Barnes & Pages: Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream () is a book written by Lerone Bennett Jr., an African-American scholar and historian, who served as the executive editor of Ebony for decades.

It criticizes United States President Abraham Lincoln and claims that his reputation as the "Great Emancipator" during the American Civil War is undeserved. In his introduction, Bennett wrote. In Lincoln's famous Cooper Union speech, he noted that of the 39 framers of the Constitution, 22 had voted on the question of banning slavery in the new territories.

Twenty of the 22 voted to. 1 day ago  Conway continues, “I believe the ‘books’ and ‘manuals,’ if someone would just read them, say ‘you can test too much’ for COVID I believe we now have 5 million cases because we.

Prof. GUELZO Many religious people, many Christian believers who read this book experience a sense of disappointment, because they may have read in a number of other places or heard from a number of other quarters that Abraham Lincoln was a Christian. He believed in a very general sense that there was a God, or at least there was a.

The book went up in flames, and Lincoln’s political future was secure. But his infidelity and his skeptical views were not diminished.” Herndon quoted statements by others to document the late. Lincoln believed that Polk had started the war based on a lie. On two notable occasions, Lincoln questioned Polk regarding his motives for going to war.

Lincoln once took the House floor and asked Polk to prove that the Mexicans had crossed national borders in order to draw first blood on U.S. soil. The new book "The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President--and Why It Failed" and the Fox Nation documentary "Secrets of Abraham Lincoln," shed new light on a lesser.

Lincoln’s mail included advice, warnings, pleas, and death sentences. Thousands of the transcriptions are now on line, as Library of Congress concludes its massive “Letters to Lincoln” project. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals Prime Video Customer Service Books New Releases Gift Ideas Home & Garden Electronics Vouchers Gift Cards & Top Up PC Sell Free Delivery Shopper Toolkit Today's Deals Prime Video Customer Service Books New Releases Gift Ideas Home & Garden Electronics Vouchers Gift Cards & Top Up PC Sell.

Piketon, Ohio where Lincoln stayed “When he bought this house (right), [Geoffrey] Sea had heard of a visit there by Abraham Lincoln, but had to discover on his own the reason the then-congressman would have gone out of his way to come here: Inwhen he was ending his last term in congress, when he returned from Illinois to Washington, instead of taking the train, he took a.

Yes and no. This question has come up many times here in the discussion thread concerning the tirade that Ill. Rep. Monique Davis (D. Chicago) directed last week at atheist activist Rob Sherman of Buffalo Grove. Davis scolded Sherman, "This is the Land of Lincoln where people believe in God," and contributors have noted that this is ironic in light of Lincoln's own religious views.

Lincoln, drawing in part on his familiarity with William Shakespeare, believed that human actions such as the Founding can be exceptional, even when they.

In the final Lincoln-Douglas debate, Lincoln claimed that the issues over which the two candidates had sparred, were not just issues of his time, rather, Lincoln believed that these debates were small battles in the larger war between individual rights and the divine right of kings.

That is the real issue. Get this from a library. What Lincoln believed: the values and convictions of America's greatest president. [Michael Lind] -- A biography of America's sixteenth president examines Lincoln's philosophy and his ideals, policies, and presidential decisions in the context of his era, reflecting on how his principles and actions.

In this book fromMichael Lind makes an effort to demystify the man he calls “America’s Greatest President.” Some readers will find What Lincoln Believed a well-researched analysis of Lincoln’s true beliefs, while others will be put off by apparent reinterpretation of historical knowledge.

Lind clearly believes that Abraham Lincoln was a white supremacist and documents how. Believe, Believe, Believe - Kindle edition by Lincoln Sr, James Henry. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Believe, Believe, s: 7.

The main event of Lincoln's presidency was the Civil War, which lasted from to Eleven states seceded from the Union, and Lincoln firmly believed in the importance of not only defeating the Confederacy but also reuniting North and South to preserve the Union.

It therefore comes as no surprise that Lincoln was a vociferous defender of racial segregation throughout his career — he simply believed that racial integration was impossible, as evident in. Lucas Morel, a professor of politics at Washington and Lee University and author of the new book “Lincoln and the American Founding,” makes the case that, for President Abraham Lincoln.

Get this from a library. What Lincoln believed: the values and convictions of America's greatest president. [Michael Lind] -- An intellectual biography of America's sixteenth president examines Lincoln's philosophy and his ideals, policies, and presidential decisions in.

Lincoln believed that whites were superior and blacks were inferior. Jeff Ap pm Abraham Lincoln was neither a racist nor a white supremacist, but a. -Abraham Lincoln “ Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.-Abraham Lincoln “ Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.-Abraham Lincoln “ I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.Mansfield writes that Lincoln “also believed in Jesus Christ in some sense, too, and, though it may seem odd to speak of Christ peripherally when describing Lincoln’s faith, this is exactly how we must understand what Lincoln believed of the Christian Savior.