Lincoln on Democracy

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Index
abolitionism, 14, 20, 368; A.L. and, SS, 59, 102, 103–4, 125, 147
abolitionists, 86, 146, 226. See also
abolitionism; Liberty men
The Abraham Lincoln Association, 351–53
The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly, 352
Adam and Eve, 150–52
Adams, John, 155, 283, 362
Adams, John Quincy, 361, 362, 364, 373
Adams-Onis Treaty (1819), 360
Africa, 251
African slave trade, 68, 69–70, 76, 112, 122, 167, 207
agriculture, 163
Alabama, 360
Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, 360, 369, 383
Alexander II, Tsar of Russia, 377, 383, 386
“all men are created equal,” 122, 283–84, 369; “except Negroes, foreigners, and catholics,” 83; and right of secession, 185; self-evident lie, 79; as standard to reach, 117–18; as “stumbling block” to “despotism,” 91; “white man’s charter of freedom,” 52
Allen, Julian, 216
Alton Weekly Courier, 127
“amalgamation” of races, 102
ambition, 41, 275–76
American people: A.L. on Constitutional rights, 194; A.L. on his own unimportance, 192, 195; and amendment to abolish slavery, 336–37; confidence in justice of, 209; fundamental beliefs of, 57; and preservation of Union, 337; and right to overthrow government, 208; rights and principles of liberty, 50; and rule of law, 19–20; “Their will… is the ultimate law for all…,” 332. See also public opinion
American Republic: and slavery, 60–61; special destiny of, 57–58; as successful experiment, 63, 224
American Revolution, 22–23: Confederates’ identification with, 183–84; and saving of Union and Constitution, 197; troops and money, 219
amnesty, 304, 305, 313, 386
anarchy, 206
Anderson, General Robert, 228, 382
Andre, Major John, 77
Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War (Moore), 308
Angle, Paul M., 352
Annual Message to Congress: (1861), 231–33; (1862), 264–69, 384; (1863), 309–11, 345–46; (1864), 336–37
Antietam, Battle of, September 1862, 242, 255, 384
Appomattox, victory at, April 1865, 305, 306, 388
Arkansas, 286, 305
Armstrong, Duff, 95, 97, 379
Articles of Association (1774), 204
Articles of Confederation (1778), 66, 204
Asbury, Henry, letter to, 136–37
Ashmun, George, letter to, 177
Asia, 153
assassination, xxxviii, 306, 349, 388 Austria, 358, 372, 387
Autograph Leaves of Our Country’s Authors (Bancroft), xxxiv

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