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Great Speeches by Abraham Lincoln

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Fifteen Speeches and a letter by Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), from his early life in Springfield Illinois (1838) through to his last public address on April 11, 1865, just four days before his assassination.
* June 1858 “A House Divided” speech in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Dred Scott case.
* Feb 1860 Address at Cooper Institute in New York.
* March 1861 First Inaugural Address, one month before the outbreak of the Civil War.
* January 1 1863 Emancipation Proclamation.
* November 1863 Gettysburg Address: government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
* March 1865 Second Inaugural Address: “With malice toward none; with charity for all” Lincoln called “to bind up the nation’s wounds.”

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Fifteen Speeches and a letter by Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), from his early life in Springfield Illinois (1838) through to his last public address on April 11, 1865, just four days before his assassination.
* June 1858 “A House Divided” speech given by Lincoln, the Illinois Republican Party’s nominee for US Senate against Stephen A. Douglas, in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Dred Scott case.
* Feb 1860 Address at Cooper Institute in New York, which catapulted him to national prominence in the anti-slavery North.
* March 1861 First Inaugural Address: Just one month later, Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter, initiating the Civil War.
* January 1 1863 The Emancipation Proclamation turned the Civil War into a war to end slavery.
* November 1863 Gettysburg Address famously begins: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”
* March 1865 Second Inaugural Address: “With malice toward none; with charity for all” Lincoln called “to bind up the nation’s wounds.” The 13th Amendment abolishing slavery had passed the House of Representatives on January 31, 1865.

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