1. Lincoln's House Divided Speech - US History


    Lincoln's House Divided Speech. June 16, 1858, at the Illinois Republican convention. Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Convention: If we could first know where we ...

  2. Lincoln warns that America is becoming a house divided ...


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  3. How To Make A Good Speech - Roger Darlington's World


    Remember: an excellent speech does not require a brilliant orator - you can do it. Winston Churchill is commonly regarded as one of the greatest speakers in the ...

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    Check out exclusive Abraham Lincolns Assassination videos and features. Browse the latest Abraham Lincolns Assassination videos and more on HISTORY.com.

  5. Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union Address


    In October 1859 Abraham Lincoln accepted an invitation to lecture at Henry Ward Beecher's church in Brooklyn, New York, and chose a political topic which required ...

  6. A House Divided [ushistory.org]


    The most destructive war in America's history was fought among its own people. The Civil War was a tragedy of unimaginable proportions. For four long and bloody years ...

  7. A Collection of Abraham Lincoln Quotes (Including Sources)


    This page contains a sampling of authenticated quotes from President Abraham Lincoln.

  8. Pottawatomie Massacre - PBS


    People & Events Pottawatomie Massacre The fifth victim floated nearby as John Brown and his men washed blood from their swords in Pottawatomie Creek.

  9. Gettysburg Address - Wikipedia


    First term. 1860 campaign. Election; 1st inauguration. Address; American Civil War; The Union; Emancipation Proclamation; Ten percent plan; Gettysburg Address; 13th ...

  10. Abraham Lincoln - Wikipedia


    Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809, the second child of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville ...