Category Archives: Antebellum (1840-1861)

“That Presidential Grub”

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This excerpt was adapted with permission from the unedited manuscript of Michael Burlingame’s Abraham Lincoln: A Life (2008). The full-text PDFs are available from the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College. The published version is available from Johns Hopkins University Press. Michael Burlingame is the Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield.
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Republicans Gather at Chicago

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This excerpt was adapted with permission from the unedited manuscript of Michael Burlingame’s Abraham Lincoln: A Life (2008). The full-text PDFs are available from the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College. The published version is available from Johns Hopkins University Press. Michael Burlingame is the Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield.
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The Myth of ‘Rivals’

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This essay was adapted from an op-ed published in the Los Angeles Times on November 18, 2008. Matthew Pinsker is an Associate Professor of History at Dickinson College and the co-director of the House Divided project.
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