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Inside Lincoln"s Cabinet
Salmon P. Chase
|Statement||edited by David Donald.|
|Contributions||Donald, David Herbert, 1920-|
NPR's Ron Elving reviews a massive new tome on the life of Edwin Stanton, certainly one of the most contentious and controversial figures in Abraham Lincoln's cabinet of rivals. Indeed, one historian argued in a newspaper column that Goodwin's book sidesteps the rancor inside Lincoln's Cabinet and does not mention that the president himself struggled to control the turmoil. "The Cabinet dynamics were kind of poisonous," said Matthew Pinsker, a Civil War specialist at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.
The book is an account of Lincoln’s foresight and genius for gathering a most improbable assemblage of adversaries to serve in his cabinet — . The last day of was a busy one for Abraham Lincoln. Aside from his daily trudge to the War Office, which in the wake of recent Union army defeats in the East at Fredericksburg and in the West at Vicksburg (the first assault) had become even ghastlier in its dependable gloom, the commander-in-chief also had to make final preparations for his boldest measure so far, the Final Emancipation Cited by:
When Lincoln brought Edwin Stanton into the cabinet in as secretary of war, for example, Stanton was much tougher, much more secretive, than Lincoln, who was often too kind to subordinates. Some did it loudly — the grandiloquent farewell speeches of Southern senators and still-serving cabinet members — but most did it quietly, inside the family. As Lincoln wrapped up his affairs in Springfield, he realized that he needed to say a special goodbye to someone who had arguably done more to shape him than any other.
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Inside Lincoln's Cabinet: The Civil War Diaries Of Salmon P. Chase Paperback – Octo by Salmon P. Chase (Author), David Herbert Donald (Editor) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: A complete story of the genius of Abraham Lincoln and how he assembled a cabinet from his political rivals to lead the country through the Civil War.
Goodwin, through extensive research of not only Lincoln's writings and speeches, but those of Secretary of State Seward and Secretary of War Stanton and many others, profiles historic figures of Cited by: Book Inside Lincoln's Cabinet, ed by D Donald, revd. The Inner Workings; INSIDE LINCOLN'S CABINET: The Civil War Diaries of Salmon P.
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An interview with Doris Kearns Goodwin about Lincoln's Team of Rivals SpringVol. 38, No. 1 By Ellen Fried Courtesy Simon & Schuster Inprairie lawyer and former one-term congressman Abraham Lincoln stunned the country by prevailing over three prominent rivals—William H.
Seward, Salmon P. Chase, and Edward Bates—to win the Republican nomination for President. Lincoln’s office was the center of the Lincoln White House — where Cabinet Meetings were held on Tuesday and Friday, where the President met most officials and guests, read and answered his mail, where he his hair was cut and his beard trimmed, and where he paced the floor after military defeats.
[Caleb B. Smith] says Lincoln don’t treat a Cabinet as other Presidents—that he decides the most important questions without consulting his cabinet. 5 Three weeks later, relations came to a boil when a Senate delegation called on Mr.
Lincoln on Decemdemanding changes in his Cabinet. Bibliography: p. Inside Lincoln's Cabinet; the Civil War diaries of Salmon P. Chase Item PreviewPages: Lincoln had a Cabinet full of remarkable men in their own right, and they helped — or hindered — the president as he strove mightily toward his goal.
Noted popular historian Doris Kearns Goodwin attempts to paint the full portrait of the collective Lincoln presidency in her new book Team of : Historynet Staff.
The Best Books on President Lincoln. declared that there are more books written about Abraham Lincoln than any other person than Jesus Christ. Lincoln Author: Allen Barra. Footnotes. Benjamin P. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln, p. Robert B. Warden, An Account of the Private Life and Public Services of Salmon Portland Chase, p.
(Letter to Murat Halstead). Horace Bushnell Hart, Salmon Portland Chase, p. Alonzo Rothschild, Lincoln, Master of Men: A Study in Character, p. Shelby M. Cullom, “Lincoln and His Relations with Congress,” in Nathan William. The book is a biographical portrait of U.S.
President Abraham Lincoln and some of the men who served with him in his cabinet from to Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin. A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency. Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war/5(K).
The presidency of Abraham Lincoln began on March 4,when he was inaugurated as the 16th President of the United States, and ended upon his assassination and death on Ap42 days into his second term.
Lincoln was the first member of the recently-established Republican Party elected to the presidency. He was succeeded by Vice President Andrew t: See list. Team of Rivals focuses on Lincoln and his cabinet; specifically William Seward, Salmon Chase, and Edward Bates.
Each of these men sought the Republican nomination in Each was bested at the convention in Chicago by Abraham Lincoln. They had all underestimated him as a candidate, and they all underestimated him as a president; especially one facing the Constitutional.
"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 Her book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, is about Lincoln's relationship with his cabinet.
Both her book and the film showcase Lincoln's remarkable political skills. The 25 Best Books about Abraham Lincoln At le books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States.
If you wish to learn about the man who led the North during the American Civil War and issued the Emancipation Proclamation in then you are not going to be restricted by choice.(AbeBooks alone has more t copies of books with ‘Abraham Lincoln’ in the title). No-one knows exactly how many books have been written about Honest Abe but in Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington DC constructed a foot pillar of unique titles about Lincoln and it contained more t books.
Author and Lincoln-era historian Walter Stahr discusses how the president built his cabinet, primarily from his former political rivals, including secretaries of war .