第 1 到 3 筆結果，共 38 筆
The Illinois senatorial election of 1858 was a dress rehearsal of the presidential
election of 1860, with the Democrat Douglas pleading for Popular Sovereignty,
the Republican Lincoln arguing that "this government cannot endure
lawful way exclude slavery from its limits prior to the formation of a State
Constitution?" Douglas was trapped: if he said no, he negated his own theory, the
right of a majority to reject slavery. If he said yes he not only would infuriate the
240 "Douglas' case has been overworked . . ." Milton, p. 92. 241 "You must apply
yourself . . ." Milton, p. 18. 241 "I have become a western man . . ." Milton, p. 19.
242 "What right has such a stripling . . . ?" Milton, p. 19. 242 "He started at once .
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Chris_El - LibraryThing
Very interesting looking at the other people that ran for the highest office in America. It is also interesting thinking about what would have been different had they won. We would live in a very different country today had some of the races gone the other way. 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - ElijahBailey - LibraryThing
Probably my favorite history, despite bias correctly noted by antiquary. Of note: The 1966 edition contains perspective on presidents since the original publication. While these are very limited ... 閱讀評論全文