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Mary Todd, Once Again

Charles B. Strozier and Wayne Soini

in Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231171328
eISBN:
9780231541305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171328.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Freed emotionally after Speed’s marriage, Lincoln begins again to court and soon to marry Mary Todd. Before that happens he comes close to fighting a dangerous due.


The Counterrevolution in American Ethics: Reinterpretations of the Next Generations

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Escorting the reader through the turn of the nineteenth century to the War of 1812, this chapter uses dueling (especially the Hamilton-Burr duel) and tensions between political parties as a lens to ... More


March 16, 1824

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

On March 16, 1824, former major general Andrew Jackson was invited to the White House to receive the Congressional Gold Medal from President James Monroe in a ceremony filled with “pomp and parade.” ... More


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