By Abraham Lincoln
Original yr of publication: 1989
Abraham Lincoln measured the promise—and cost—of American freedom in lucid and terribly relocating prose, recognized for its local wit, uncomplicated dignity of expressions, and above all American taste. This quantity, with its significant other, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859–1865, contains the main finished choice ever released. Over 240 speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural legislation perform to nationwide prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloquent antislavery suggest and defender of the structure. incorporated are the entire Lincoln-Douglas debates, maybe the main recognized disagreement in American political history.
Don E. Fehrenbacher (1920–1997), quantity editor, was once professor of background at Stanford college. He used to be the writer of numerous books, together with Prelude to Greatness: Lincoln within the 1850’s, The Dred Scott Case: Its importance in American legislations and Politics, and Lincoln in textual content and Context.
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Ch. 1 George Washington 12
Ch. 2 John Adams 20
Ch. three Thomas Jefferson 27
Ch. four John Jay 34
Ch. five James Madison 38
Ch. 6 Alexander Hamilton 44
Ch. 7 John Marshall 50
Ch. eight James Monroe 52
Ch. nine John Quincy Adams 58
Ch. 10 Andrew Jackson 63
Ch. eleven Tecumseh 69
Ch. 12 Sequoyah 72
Ch. thirteen William Clark 74
Ch. 14 Meriwether Lewis 77
Ch. 15 Sacagawea 80
Ch. sixteen Henry Clay 84
Ch. 17 Francis Scott Key 88
Ch. 18 John C. Calhoun 91
Ch. 19 Daniel Webster 95
Ch. 20 Washington Irving 99
Ch. 21 Zachary Taylor 103
Ch. 22 James Fenimore Cooper 107
Ch. 23 Stephen F. Austin 110
Ch. 24 Sam Houston 112
Ch. 25 William Cullen Bryant 116
Ch. 26 Nat Turner 119
Ch. 27 Osceola 122
Ch. 28 William Lloyd Garrison 124
Ch. 29 Sarah and Angelina Grimké 127
Ch. 30 Frederick Douglass 130
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Things dragged on for another ten days, but the longshoremen finally conceded to arbitrate all issues. They were back on the docks, unloading ships, on 27 July 1934. The outcome, after two-and-a-half months of struggle, was something of a draw. The hiring hall was won, but it was to be operated jointly by the ILA and the waterfront-employers through a Labor Relations Committee of the two parties. If the union selected the dispatcher, it was understood that longshoremen were to be placed ‘without favouritism or discrimination’ based on ‘union or non-union membership’.
Adamic 1934, pp. vii, ix, 456–7; Steinbeck 1947, pp. 66–7, quoted in Bernstein 1970, p. 126; Edwards 1981, pp. 134–8; Brody 1972, p. 242; Green 1972; Preis 1964, p. 17, quoting New York Times, 11 February 1934; Hugo Oehler, ‘The New Deal: A New Stage in the NRA’, The Militant, 30 December 1933. The Mass Strike • 13 Federation of Labor (AFL) unions where, as Cannon rightly suggested, much of the class-battle of 1933–4 was inevitably going to be fought. F. of L. unions’. Acknowledging that different unions and situations presented complex, even contradictory problems, and that there could be no universal formula suitable for all circumstances, Cannon nonetheless insisted that, ‘the main direction of working-class movement at the present time is into the conservative unions’.
As early as 1940, the IBT amended its constitution, allowing its president full discretion in performing his duties, and providing ‘fully and liberally’ in the case of any expenses, including vacations and travel for him 2 • Chapter One and his wife in the United States and abroad. In this same period, IBT officials were being prosecuted in New York for criminal acts. Fortune magazine wrote in 1941 that ‘More than most American unions, the Teamsters’ has been accused of crimes and offences against the public welfare, to say nothing of crimes and offences against its own members’.