Speech fragment on slavery and American government

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dc.contributor.author Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 en_US
dc.coverage.spatial [Springfield, Illinois] en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-13T20:56:02Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-13T20:56:02Z
dc.date.created [1857-8] en_US
dc.date.issued 2009-02-13T20:56:02Z
dc.identifier.other GL0035_001 en_US
dc.identifier.other GL0035 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/62400
dc.description Speech fragment, ca. 1857-1858. In this fragment, probably from a longer speech, Lincoln reflects on the conflict between slavery and the nature of republican government and expresses his faith in improvement and progress and his vision of the American dream: that all people are entitled to the fruits of their own labor. . Lincoln emphasizes how America's affirmation of natural rights has made the nation into a wiser, stronger, happier and more progressive country. en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Gilder Lehrman Collection en_US
dc.rights Gilder Lehrman Collection en_US
dc.rights.uri http://www.freedomcenter.org/about-us/contact-us/ en_US
dc.subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Oratory en_US
dc.subject Slavery -- United States en_US
dc.subject Speeches, addresses, etc., American. en_US
dc.title Speech fragment on slavery and American government en_US
dc.type Autograph manuscript en_US
dc.publisher.digital National Underground Railroad Freedom Center en_US
dc.contributor.repository Gilder Lehrman Collection at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center en_US
dc.repository.place Cincinnati, Ohio en_US
dc.rights.permissions World en_US

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