Lincolns House Divided Speech Annotated Bibliography

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Annotated Bibliography

Primary Sources

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 American Memory:The Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress.

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 American Memory: The Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress.

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 Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by Distinguished Men of His Time.

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Secondary Sources


Abraham Lincoln. “Abraham Lincoln’s

 Second Inaugural Address

Civil War Trust.

 N.p., n.p.

March 4, 1865. Online. Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, it promised a vast national future


a month before his assassination and the end of the American Civil War. The following is a transcription of his original draft of his remarks--the edits reflect the changes made by Secretary of State William Seward. After the brief but remarkable speech, we learned more about what Lincoln vision is meant for the war, for the republic, and for emancipation that was useful for our website page on

“Abolishing Slavery & Leading the Civil War”.

Secondary Sources:


Karen Judson.

United States Presidents; Abraham Lincoln

. Enslow Publishers, Inc., 1941. Print. It was helpful to read this book to understand the intensity of the Civil War and about the impact that Abraham Lincoln accomplished of abolishing slavery and ending the Civil War, politically, and economically.

Allen C. Guelzo.

 Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President.

W.B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1999. Print. When we were narrowing down our topic, we used this book to gain background information the Civil War. It talked about how Abraham Lincoln lead, the Emancipation Proclamation, and how Abraham Lincoln planned to colonize free blacks outside of the United States.

Henry Louis Gates Jr., Donald Yacovone.

 Lincoln on Race and Slavery.

 Princeton University Press, Jan 22, 2009. Print. This book gave us in depth information about his struggles with conflicting aims and ideas--a hatred of slavery and a belief in the political equality of all men, but also anti- black prejudices and a determination to preserve the Union even at the cost of preserving slavery.


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