Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln: Competing Perspectives on Two Great Presidencies

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William D. Pederson, Frank J. Williams
M.E. Sharpe, 11 Δεκ 2002
Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt are widely considered the two greatest presidents of the past two centuries. How did these two very different men rise to power, run their administrations, and achieve greatness? How did they set their policies, rally public opinion, and transform the nation? Were they ultimatley more different or alike? This anthology compares these two presidents and presidencies, examining their legacies, leadership tyles, and places in history.
 

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Introduction
3
Franklin D Roosevelts Abraham Lincoln
10
Two Wartime Elections The Presidential Elections of 1864 and 1944
61
Abraham and Mary Franklin and Eleanor Their Growth From Private to Public Comprehension
75
FDR and Lincoln in Stone and Bronze
128
Warrior Communitarian and Echo The Leadership of Abraham Lincoln Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt
154
An Evaluation of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
171
Franklin D Roosevelt Huey P Long and Political Leadership Room for Just One at the Top
181
The Depression Eleanor and World War II What Do Elementary School Social Studies Tell Us About
214
FDR and American Life Portrayals and Interpretations in Secondary School American History Textbooks
227
Teaching FDR to the Next Generation
236
Chronology
247
Biographical Digest
258
Selected Bibliography
271
List of Contributors
280
Index
281

Jesus Lincoln and Beethoven Three Notes on the Same Grand Chord
185

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Σελίδα 8 - Physically speaking, we cannot separate. We cannot remove our respective sections from each other, nor build an impassable wall between them. A husband and wife may be divorced, and go out of the presence and beyond the reach of each other ; but the different parts of our country cannot do this.

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