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rail splitter for president.

Williams, Wayne C.

rail splitter for president.

by Williams, Wayne C.

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Published by University of Denver Press in [Denver] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political career before 1861.,
    • Campaign literature, 1860.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 240-242.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457.4 .W64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 242 p.
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6086961M
      LC Control Number51001191
      OCLC/WorldCa444700

      A book of the names and address of people living in a city. and The Illinois Rail Splitter are among the most popular. Abe It was a Vice President, rather than a President, who had the. In February a postage stamp was issued depicting Lincoln as a rail splitter, a job he held as a young adult. At the Illinois State Republican Convention, supporters held up placards that read, "Abraham Lincoln, the Rail Candidate for President," which earned him the nickname Rail Splitter.

      "Ted Widmer's Lincoln On the Verge is an impressively vivid and intimate portrait of Abraham Lincoln on his historic train journey from Illinois to Washington D.C. (where he was sworn-in as America's 16th president). With a deft blend of textured storytelling and fresh research Widmer recounts the widespread uncertainty and fear that Released on: Ap Get this from a library! Abraham Lincoln, the backwoods boy, or, How a young rail-splitter became president. [Horatio Alger, Jr.; Alfred Whital Stern; H. & C. Koevoets (Firm),; John R. Anderson & Co.,; Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)] -- The life and career of Abraham Lincoln are presented in a fictionalized biography, from his youth on the Kentucky frontier.

      Let the Rail Splitter awake. Let Abe come with axe and his wooden plate to eat with the farmers. Let his head like tree-bark, his eye like those in wooden planks and oak-tree boles, turn to look on the world rising above the foliage higher than the sequoias. Define rail-splitter. rail-splitter synonyms, rail-splitter pronunciation, rail-splitter translation, English dictionary definition of rail-splitter. n. One that splits logs, as for fences.


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Rail splitter for president by Williams, Wayne C. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A rail splitter for president Hardcover – January 1, by Wayne C Williams (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Wayne C Williams. Railsplitter, the seventh collection from Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Guggenheim Fellow Maurice Manning, envisions the role of poetry in the life of Abraham Lincoln.

Manning, who writes each piece in Lincoln's persona, provides a lasting reflection on how poetry guided and shaped the President's mind while leading a divided nation/5(6). Abraham Lincoln, the Backwoods Boy: Or How a Young Rail Splitter Became President () Hardcover – June 2, by Horatio Jr.

Alger (Author)1/5(2). Rail Splitter -- Sonnets on the Life of Abraham Lincoln book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5.

The affidavit reads: “This is to certify that this is one of the genuine rails split by A Lincoln and myself in and ” John Hanks sold pieces of other fence rails to Lincoln supporters during the presidential campaign of This piece, cut from a larger rail, was later sold to raise money for Union soldiers.

The Rail Splitter is a journal written by collectors for collectors. Our name refers to an early period in Lincoln’s life when he toiled on the frontier, cleared the land, and built a homestead.

As a candidate for president inLincoln campaigned as the “Rail Splitter of the West,” a slogan and image that propelled him to the White House. "RAIL SPLITTER" "RAIL SPLITTER" was a nickname for Abraham Lincoln; it originated in the Illinois State Republican Convention at Decatur on 9 Maywhen Richard J.

Oglesby, later governor of Illinois, and John Hanks, who had lived with the Lincolns, marched into the convention hall with two rail splitter for president.

book rails placarded, "Abraham Lincoln, The Rail Candidate for President in " Lincoln had. Election: Lincoln "Rail Splitter" brass campaign token, from Lincoln's first campaign for President. One of the most popular medals made for the election of Rail splitter may refer to.

A person who splits logs for building fences; Nickname for Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President. Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters, the athletic program of Lincoln Memorial University, an NCAA Division II school in Harrogate, Tennessee named for President Lincoln; Rail Splitter Wind Farm, a MW generating complex located in Illinois and named in honor of President Lincoln.

Media And Politics How has the media changed over time. How has it affected political communications. My Media Item "The Rail Splitter Repairing The Union" is a political cartoon created by Joseph E.

Baker in The cartoon was made to represent President Lincoln being a. Summary Cartoon print shows Vice President Andrew Johnson sitting atop a globe, attempting to stitch together the map of the United States with needle and thread.

Abraham Lincoln stands, right, using a split rail to position the globe. Johnson warns, "Take it quietly Uncle Abe and I. The Lincoln Rail Splitter Penny was launched by the United States on at the Lincoln Amphitheatre in scenic Lincoln State Park, Indiana.

It is the second of four redesigned Lincoln Cents to feature new designs celebrating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth. The second cent depicts Lincoln reading a book as he takes a break from rail-splitting.

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Get this from a library. A rail splitter for president. [Wayne C Williams; Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)] -- Account of the presidential campaign of Abraham Lincoln is a legend for leading the Union through the Civil War, and for being the first president to be assassinated.

Some other facets of Lincoln are legendary: his "Rail Splitter" image; "Great Emancipator" for his work toward ending slavery, and his tophat.

Abraham Lincoln (Febru – Ap ) was an American statesman, politician, and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from until his assassination in April Born: FebruSinking Spring Farm.

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Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States largely because he was a rail-splitter. At the time he was elected, he had not split a rail for nearly thirty years. His rail-splitting had been done when he was a young man; at a time when there was no way for him to know it would one day help make him President.

"Lincoln on Leadership" is a well-intentioned book, even if it does wrench the meaning here and there to prove that Lincoln, judged by his conduct in. Abraham Lincoln The Rail Candidate for President in Two rails from a lot of 3, made in by John Hanks and Abe Lincoln, Whose father was the first pioneer of Macon County The state convention erupted in cheers, and the act of political theater worked: Seward's move to split the Illinois convention collapsed, and the entire state.

The 84th Division has a history reaching back to Abraham Lincoln and the Black Hawk Indian War of The division patch is a symbol of that legacy and shows an axe splitting a log for a rail fence — hence the nickname “The Railsplitters.” Lincoln later used the railsplitter theme when he ran for President in Lincoln's Rail-Splitter Governor Richard J.

Oglesby Awards and Recognition: Book of the Year Award, Illinois State Historical Society, Richard James Oglesby is best known for introducing the rail-splitter image into Abraham Lincoln's successful presidential campaign ofand in many ways his career ran parallel to Honest Abe's.Directed by Francis Ford.

With Francis Ford, Grace Cunard, Edgar Keller, Fred Montague. Lincoln is first seen as a rail splitter in the country, and even then, he is a peace-maker. His life as a storekeeper and his meeting with Ann Rutledge follow. He proposes to her, and his suit is unsuccessful. She dies, and Lincoln is seen in his first great sorrow, mourning over her grave.