By Roger Billings,Frank J. Williams
As our nation's so much cherished and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is better recognized for the Emancipation Proclamation and for steering our nation during the Civil struggle. yet ahead of he took the oath of place of work, Lincoln practiced legislations for almost twenty-five years within the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The criminal profession of America's maximum President examines Lincoln's legislation perform and the impression it had on his presidency and the rustic.
Editors Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams, in addition to a awesome checklist of individuals, examine Lincoln's occupation as a general-practice lawyer, taking a look either at his paintings in Illinois and on the time he spent in Washington. each one bankruptcy bargains an expansive examine Lincoln's felony brain and covers assorted themes similar to Lincoln's criminal writing, ethics, the structure, and foreign legislations. Abraham Lincoln, Esq. emphasizes this usually missed interval in Lincoln's profession and sheds mild on Lincoln's lifestyles earlier than he turned our 16th president.
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