Table of contents for Lincoln at Cooper Union : the speech that made Abraham Lincoln president / Harold Holzer.


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Introduction  i
Chapter One  "Abe Lincoln Must Come"    7 
Chapter Two  "So Much Labor as This"  28
Chapter Three  "Some Confusion in the Arrangements"  55
Chapter Four "Much the Best Portrait"  81
Chapter Five  "Nothing Impressive About Him"  105 
Chapter Six  "The Strength of Absolute Simplicity"  119 
Chapter Seven  "Such an Impression"  149
Chapter Eight "Unable to Escape This Toil"  175 
Chapter Nine  "Preserve It for Your Children"  206 
Epilogue  239
Appendix: Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union Address  249 
Notes   285
Acknowledgments   323 
Index   329





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Cooper Institute speech, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Oratory, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Views on slavery, United States Politics and government 1857-1861, Speeches, addresses, etc, , American New York (State) New York, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Political career before 1861