I would say that this book is a "must read" for anyone interested in American history.
With the Civil War, the concept of liberty changed to allow the Federal government to assume a positive role in promoting human freedom and human good.
Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution is a great collection of thought-provoking essays by today's preeminent Civil War historian.
Purchased for an assignment for my 5th grader. Did provide details that made his book report quite accurate and well done. Not really my taste. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Twinmom111
If by some twist of fate Jefferson Davis been elected president of the United States and Abraham Lincoln had been made leader of the Confederacy, would it have changed the outcome... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ricardo Mio
This work looks at President Lincoln in a different light from the standard biography. The book looks into the legal aspects of the war and Reconstruction. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Warren Merkle
A great and simple book on the reasons and causes of the civil war that are not often elucidated.Like the control the south had over the Congress.Published 9 months ago by Dean A. Fischer
McPherson's remarkable insights into why Lincoln's actions can be considered a second American Revolution are on full display in his work. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ken Mattingly
Great book of essays on Lincoln. Various subjects, including comparison between Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as leaders, communicators and motivators; Lincoln as War Commander;... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Glenn D. Robinson
Great read for anyone interested in Civil War history. Concise facts, easy to read. Another great read about Lincoln and the Civil WarPublished 17 months ago by Cynthia Oden
Worth a read, but repetitive (often and almost word for word) of Mr. Mcpherson's earlier history of the Civil War.Published 18 months ago by Henry Bright
In his 1992 collection, Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution, Civil War historian James M. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Gary Hoggatt