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Abraham Lincoln and General McClellan
The inclination to exchange thoughts with one another is probably an original impulse of our nature.”– Second Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions, February 11, 1859
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.”…
This cartoon contrasts Lincoln’s advocacy of equality and free labor in the North to McClellan’s alleged support of slavery.
View the feature in its entirety at: Mr. Lincoln’s Classroom
“I cannot fail to remember that I appear for the first time before an audience in this now great State”
View the feature in its entirety at: Mr. Lincoln and Freedom
The artist satirizes the antislavery orientation of the Republican platform./p>
View the feature in its entirety at: Mr. Lincoln’s Classroom – Cartoon Corner>
"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."