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The true rule, in determining to embrace or reject anything, is not whether it have any evil in it, but whether it have more of evil than of good.”– Speech on Internal Improvements, June 20, 1848
An old-line Baptist preacher rose up in the pulpit of his country meeting house, and in a loud voice announced his text thus: “I am the Christ whom I shall represent today.”…
Salmon P. Chase was dignified, able and ambitious”:
View the feature in its entirety at: Mr. Lincoln’s Classroom
In August 1837, Mr. Lincoln…went in a bad wagon from Springfield to Salem to attend a camp-meeting. On the way Lincoln cracked jokes…
View the feature in its entirety at: Mr. Lincoln and Freedom
This cartoon shows the inauguration of Lincoln.
"The self-tutored lawyer from Illinois could not understand those 'don't care' politicians, such as Senator Stephen A. Douglas, who pretended indifference to involuntary servitude."