Teachers find that Abraham Lincoln's writing clearly explains American political principles.


Speech on the Repeal of the Missouri Compromise: Documents in Detail

Ep. 201808
60 minute listen

Abraham Lincoln on Sectionalism

Abraham Lincoln’s 1865 speech on the repeal of the Missouri Compromise signaled his return to public life and politics, after a few years of private law practice. In the speech he outlined not only his views on Congress’ action, but also the growing sectional divide, slavery, and the future of America.

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