The Wonderful Story of Lincoln And the Meaning of His Life for the Youth and Patriotism of America
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The Wonderful Story of Lincoln And the Meaning of His Life for the Youth and Patriotism of America

By Charles M. Stevens
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  • THE WONDERFUL STORY OF LINCOLN AND THE MEANING OF HIS LIFE FOR THE YOUTH AND PATRIOTISM OF AMERICA
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I INTRODUCTORY CONSIDERATIONS
    • I. A PERSONAL LIFE AND ITS INTEREST TO AMERICANS
    • II. THE PROCESS OF LIFE FROM WITHIN
    • III. A LIFE BUILT AS ONE WOULD HAVE THE NATION
  • CHAPTER II
    • I. THE PROBLEM OF A WORTHWHILE LIFE
    • II. THE LINCOLN BOY OF THE KENTUCKY WOODS
    • III. HOME-SEEKERS IN THE WILD WEST
    • IV. A WONDERFUL FAMILY IN THE DESOLATE WILDERNESS
    • V. WAY-MARKS OF RIGHT LIFE
  • CHAPTER III
    • I. THE LINCOLN BOY AND HIS SISTER
    • II. HOW THE LINCOLN BOY MADE THE LINCOLN MAN
    • III. SOME SIGNS ALONG THE EARLY WAY
    • IV. ILLUSTRATIONS SHOWING THE MAKING OF A MAN
    • V. LINCOLN’S FIRST DOLLAR
    • VI. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF A SUPERIOR MIND
  • CHAPTER IV
    • I. THE WILDERNESS AS THE GARDEN OF POLITICAL LIBERTY
    • II. SMALL BEGINNINGS IN PUBLIC ESTEEM
    • III. TESTS OF CHARACTER ON THE LAWLESS FRONTIER
    • IV. THE PIONEER MISSIONARY OF HUMANITY
    • V. EXPERIENCES IN THE INDIAN WAR
    • VI. LIFE-MAKING DECISIONS
  • CHAPTER V
    • I. BUSINESS NOT HARMONIOUS WITH THE STRUGGLE FOR LEARNING
    • II. MAKING A LIVING AND LEARNING THE MEANING OF LIFE
    • III. OUT OF THE WILDERNESS PATHS INTO THE GREAT HIGHWAY
    • IV. LINCOLN’S FIRST LAW CASES
    • V. THE MAN WHO COULD NOT LIVE FOR SELF ALONE
  • CHAPTER VI
    • I. HELPFULNESS AND KINDNESS OF A WORTH-WHILE CHARACTER
    • II. THE LOVE OF FREEDOM AND TRUTH
    • III. THE WIT-MAKERS AND THEIR WIT
    • IV. TURBULENT TIMES AND SOCIAL STORMS
    • V. THE FRONTIER “FIRE-EATER”
    • VI. HONOR TO WHOM HONOR IS DUE
  • CHAPTER VII
    • I. SIMPLICITY AND SYMPATHY ESSENTIAL TO GENUINE CHARACTER
    • II. NEARING THE HEIGHTS OF A PUBLIC CAREER
    • III. SOME CHARACTERISTICS OF MOMENTOUS TIMES
    • IV. THE BEGINNINGS OF GREAT TRAGEDY
    • V. THE LIFE STRUGGLE OF A MAN TRANSLATED INTO THE LIFE STRUGGLE OF A NATION
    • VI. SOME HUMAN INTERESTS MAKING LIGHTER THE BURDENS OF THE TROUBLED WAY
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • I. THE MAN AND THE CONFIDENCE OF THE PEOPLE
    • II. TYPICAL INCIDENTS FROM AMONG MOMENTOUS SCENES
    • III. EXPERIENCES DEMANDING MERCY AND NOT SACRIFICE
    • IV. HUMANITY AND THE GREAT SCHOOL OF EXPERIENCE
    • V. SIMPLE INTERESTS THAT NEVER GROW OLD
    • VI. SOME INCIDENTS FROM THE GREAT YEARS
  • CHAPTER IX
    • I. FALSEHOOD AIDS NO ONE’S TRUTH
    • II. FREEDOM TO MISREPRESENT IS NOT FREEDOM
    • III. HOMELY WAYS TO EXPRESS TRUTH
    • IV. THE GREAT TRAGEDY
  • CHAPTER X
    • I. THE FRIEND OF HUMANITY
    • II. THE TIME WHEN “THOSE WHO CAME TO SCOFF REMAINED TO PRAY”
    • III. SOME TYPICAL EXAMPLES GIVING VIEWS OF LINCOLN’S LIFE
    • IV. REMEMBRANCE AT THE END OF A HUNDRED YEARS
  • CHAPTER XI CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS
    • I. THE HARMONIZING CONTRAST OF MEN
    • II. A MASTERPIECE OF MEANING FOR AMERICA
    • III. THE MISSION OF AMERICA
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