Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 2)

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(4.4 stars; 13 reviews)

Abraham Lincoln: A History is an 1890 ten-volume account of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, written by John Nicolay and John Hay, who were his personal secretaries during the American Civil War. Volume 2 chronicles Lincoln's life from 1856-1860. - Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Ann Boulais (13 hr 6 min)


Jefferson Davis on Rebellion 28:45 Read by Denise Nordell
The Conventions of 1856 47:42 Read by Margaret Espaillat
Congressional Ruffianism 19:51 Read by Jim Caroompas
The Dred Scott Decision 41:35 Read by Jim Caroompas
Douglas and Lincoln on Dred Scott 15:51 Read by Shelly Tumbleson
The Lecompton Constitution 1:04:13 Read by im Simpl
The Revolt of Douglas 22:50 Read by Shelly Tumbleson
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates 41:53 Read by Veronica Jenkins
The Freeport Doctrine 25:12 Read by Veronica Jenkins
Lincoln's Ohio Speeches 37:02 Read by JudyDerby
Harper's Ferry 41:01 Read by Denise Nordell
Lincoln's Cooper Institute Speech 19:05 Read by Denise Nordell
The Charleston Convention 25:54 Read by Sheila
The Baltimore Nominations 21:51 Read by Sheila
The Chicago Convention 41:21 Read by Sheila
Lincoln Elected 27:18 Read by Amabam
Beginnings of Rebellion 34:18 Read by MaryAnn
The Cabinet Cabal 23:09 Read by MaryAnn
From the Ballot to the Bullet 11:02 Read by Lazlo
Major Anderson 18:31 Read by Amabam
The Charleston Forts 16:10 Read by Gary Davis
The President's Message 23:42 Read by Michele Fry
The Charleston Conspirators 17:44 Read by Sheila
Mr. Buchanan's Truce 15:37 Read by Sheila
The Retirement of Cass 18:57 Read by Sheila
The Senate Committee of Thirteen 30:42 Read by Sheila
The House Committee of Thirty-Three 21:23 Read by Sheila
The Conspiracy Proclaimed 19:12 Read by Michele Fry
The Forty Muskets 15:06 Read by Sheila



(3.5 stars)

Excellent and very informative. I can’t wait to continue with the rest of the series.

(3.5 stars)

great book but disappointed not to have volume 3.

Great book on Lincoln and the Civil War

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(1 stars)

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