POL 332 / HUM 339

Topics in American Statesmanship: Abraham Lincoln’s Politics: Concepts, Conflict and Context

Allen Carl Guelzo and Mark B. O'Brien

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Course will examine the political development, principles and practice of Abraham Lincoln, and especially grass-roots politics in the 19th century Republic, the international context of liberal democracy in the 19th century, the war powers of the presidency, the contest of Whig and Democratic political ideas, the relation of the executive branch to the legislative and judicial branches, diplomacy, and the presidential cabinet.

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