Lincoln for President

Lincoln for President

An Unlikely Candidate, An Audacious Strategy, and the Victory No One Saw Coming

eBook - 2009
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The untold story of the drama, controversy, and incredible political genius of Lincoln's first presidential campaign.
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2009.
ISBN: 9781402247569
1402247567
9781402228582
1402228589
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 396 p.)
Contents: Invading the wigwam
Lincoln enters the ring
A politician of unwavering ambition
The relentless little giant
The democrats split in two
A great orator is born
The underdog rail-splitter versus the firebrand senator
One last night to steal the nomination
The birth of the seceders
Will the House of Representatives elect the president?
The presidential campaign of 1860
A great speaker is quiet
Lincoln, the letter writer
The wide awakes
Disdain for the secessionists
The keys to victory
Breck and Bell and give 'em hell
The Douglas campaign
The polls never lied
Down to the wire
All roads lead to New York
The eleventh hour
"Mary, Mary, we have been elected president"
The inauguration of Abraham Lincoln.
Summary: The untold story of the drama, controversy, and incredible political genius of Lincoln's first presidential campaign.

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