The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

Francis Fisher BROWNE (1843 - 1913)

This detailed biography covers the places in Lincoln's life: Indiana, Illinois, Washington. It also traces his various roles as storekeeper, serviceman, state legislator, lawyer, politician, Republican Party leader, and of course President. Along the way we learn about his days of hardship as a beginning lawyer, his love for Anne Rutledge, such myths as "Honest Abe," and his deep concerns over the issue of slavery. The author uses Lincoln's correspondence with others to show his personality traits and opinions about topics of his world. (Summary by Bill Boerst)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Biography & Autobiography, Political Science

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Francis Browne and Edition Prefaces Bill Boerst
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Play 01 01 - Chapter 1A Bill Boerst
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Play 02 02 - Chapter 1B Bill Boerst
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Play 03 03 - Chapter 1C Bill Boerst
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Play 04 04 - Chapter 2A Bill Boerst
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Play 05 05 - Chapter 2B Bill Boerst
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Play 06 06 - Chapter 3A Bill Boerst
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Play 07 07 - Chapter 3B Bill Boerst
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Play 08 08 - Chapter 4A Bill Boerst
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Play 09 09 - Chapter 4B Bill Boerst
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Play 10 10 - Chapter 5 Bill Boerst
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Play 11 11 - Chapter 6 Bill Boerst
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Play 12 12 - Chapter 7A Bill Boerst
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Play 13 13 - Chapter 7B Bill Boerst
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Play 14 14 - Chapter 8A Bill Boerst
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Play 15 15 - Chapter 8B Bill Boerst
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Play 16 16 - Chapter 9A Bill Boerst
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Play 17 17 - Chapter 9B Bill Boerst
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Play 18 18 - Chapter 10 Bill Boerst
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Play 19 19 - Chapter 11A Bill Boerst
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Play 20 20 - Chapter 11B Bill Boerst
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Play 21 21 - Chapter 11C Bill Boerst
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Play 22 22 - Chapter 12A Bill Boerst
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Play 23 23 - Chapter 12B Bill Boerst
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Play 24 24 - Chapter 13A Bill Boerst
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Play 25 25 - Chapter13B Bill Boerst
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Play 26 26 - Chapter 14A Bill Boerst
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Play 27 27 - Chapter 14B Bill Boerst
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Play 28 28 - Chapter 14C Bill Boerst
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Play 29 29 - Chapter 15A Bill Boerst
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Play 30 30 - Chapter 15B Bill Boerst
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Play 31 31 - Chapter 15C Bill Boerst
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Play 32 32 - Chapter 16A Bill Boerst
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Play 33 33 - Chapter 16B Bill Boerst
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Play 34 34 - Chapter 16C Bill Boerst
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Play 35 35 - Chapter 17A Bill Boerst
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Play 36 36 - Chapter 17B Bill Boerst
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Play 37 37 - Chapter 18A Bill Boerst
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Play 38 38 - Chapter 18B Bill Boerst
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Play 39 39 - Chapter 19A Bill Boerst
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Play 40 40 - Chapter 19B Bill Boerst
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Play 41 41 - Chapter 19C Bill Boerst
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Play 42 42 - Chapter 20A Bill Boerst
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Play 43 43 - Chapter 20B Bill Boerst
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Play 44 44 - Chapter 21A Bill Boerst
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Play 45 45 - Chapter 21B Bill Boerst
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Play 46 46 - Chapter 21C Bill Boerst
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Play 47 47 - Chapter 22A Bill Boerst
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Play 48 48 - Chapter 22B Bill Boerst
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Play 49 49 - Chapter 23A Bill Boerst
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Play 50 50 - Chapter 23B Bill Boerst
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Play 51 51 - Chapter 24A Bill Boerst
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Play 52 52 - Chapter 24B Bill Boerst
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Play 53 53 - Chapter 25A Bill Boerst
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Play 54 54 - Chapter 25B Bill Boerst
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Play 55 55 - Chapter 26 Bill Boerst
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Play 56 56 - Chapter 27A Bill Boerst
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Play 57 57 - Chapter 27B Bill Boerst
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Play 58 58 - Chapter 27C Bill Boerst
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Play 59 59 - Chapter 28A Bill Boerst
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Play 60 60 - Chapter 28B Bill Boerst
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Play 61 61 - Chapter 29A Bill Boerst
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Play 62 62 - Chapter 29B Bill Boerst
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