Abraham Lincoln

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http://www.netins.net/showcase/creative/lincoln/speeches/autobiog.htm (Featuring three short autobiographical descriptions written by Lincoln.)

http://www.fgi.net/LincolnLegalPapers/ (A brief history of Lincoln's career as a prairie lawyer.)

http://www.mrlincolnswhitehouse.org/ (For a picture of the domestic life of the President at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.)

http://www.historyplace.com/lincoln/index.htm (An excellent resource on the life and presidency of Lincoln.)

Donald, David Herbert. Lincoln. New York: Touchstone Books, 1996. (One of the best and most recent scholarly works about Lincoln.)

Freedman, Russell. Lincoln: A Photobiography. New York: Clarion Books, 1987. (This Newberry Award winner is written for a younger audience, but remains an excellent distillation of Lincoln's life. Cool pictures, too!)

Herndon, William H. and Jesse W. Weik. The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln. Edited by Paul M. Angle. New York: Fawcett Publications, 1965. (The controversial biography by Lincoln's law partner and longtime friend.)

Shaw, Archer H. The Lincoln Encyclopedia. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. (Lincoln's thoughts on everything from abolition to z ).

Thomas, Benjamin P. Abraham Lincoln. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. (A serviceable biography from an erstwhile historian.)

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