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Climax and Exhaustion in the Civil War

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Civil War was a decisive chapter in the history of American theology. While the leading theological commentators on the war continued to rely on the theological constructs that had been developed ... More


The Second Inaugural Address: The Spoken Words

John Y. Simon, Harold Holzer, and Dawn Vogel

in Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227365
eISBN:
9780823240869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address was delivered on the fourth of March 1865. Many know this address primarily because of the opening lines of the last paragraph, “With malice toward none; ... More


Abraham Lincoln: An Ideally United, Potentially Unbound Union

Justin B. Litke

in Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Faced with the unprecedented disunion of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln mustered equally unprecedented means to move the country back toward reconciliation. The manner in which he accomplished this ... More


Debating a “Doubtful Power”: The Legislative Battle Engaged

Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon

in For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452987
eISBN:
9780801471919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452987.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the legislative phase of the presidential title debate that erupted as the country anticipated George Washington's inauguration. The inaugural spring of 1789 held celebration ... More


Changes in Mandate Rhetoric: From the Progressive Era to the Partisan Era

Julia R. Azari

in Delivering the People's Message: The Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452246
eISBN:
9780801470264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452246.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the changes in mandate rhetoric. Between the presidencies of Herbert Hoover and Barack Obama, presidential mandate rhetoric has changed in frequency, context, and content. When ... More


Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Randall M. Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243440
eISBN:
9780823243488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243440.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book of original essays on “Lincoln and Leadership,” by leading Lincoln and Civil War scholars, explores Lincoln’s understandings and uses of leadership during the Civil War. The essays focus ... More


Abraham Lincoln Moral Leader: The Second Inaugural as America's Sermon to the World

Harry S. Stout

in Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243440
eISBN:
9780823243488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243440.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter by Harry S. Stout addresses Lincoln’s place as a moral leader by emphasizing the significance of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address as a reflection of his evolving understanding of ... More


The Wesleyans and the 1870 Education Act

John T. Smith

in Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In his second Inaugural Address in February 1870, he reminded the Westminster students that both the Church and the Methodist work of education, in order for these to be grounded on the essential ... More


Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Harold Holzer and Dawn Vogel

John Y. Simon (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227365
eISBN:
9780823240869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In February 2009, America celebrated the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and the pace of new Lincoln books and articles has already quickened. From his cabinet's politics to his own ... More


. The Wind of Freedom Blows

Gerhard Casper

in The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents former Stanford University president Gerhard Casper’s inaugural address on October 2, 1992. He explains the meaning of the “winds of freedom” as the short expression of ... More


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