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Lincoln The 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln preserved the
Union during the Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves.
Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his
No sooner was he in office than Lincoln received word that the Sumter garrison,
unless supplied or withdrawn, would shortly be starved out. Still, for about a
month, Lincoln delayed to act. He was beset by contradictory advice. On the one
To emphasize this point, Herndon gave his most eager attention to evidences of
the dismal and sordid in Lincoln's background. An extremely significant event in
Lincoln's development, as Herndon viewed it, was a "romance of much reality" ...
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review
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For virtually all its 238 years,Britannica has ruled the shelves as a peerless general encyclopedia. Reviewers have consistently given it high marks for most of the 12 criteria identified inKister's ... Read full review