The Resource 1864 : Lincoln at the gates of history, Charles Bracelen Flood, (electronic resource)

1864 : Lincoln at the gates of history, Charles Bracelen Flood, (electronic resource)

Label
1864 : Lincoln at the gates of history
Title
1864
Title remainder
Lincoln at the gates of history
Statement of responsibility
Charles Bracelen Flood
Title variation
Eighteen sixty-four
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Language
eng
Summary
At the beginning of 1864, the Civil War was far from won; terrible and bloody Union setbacks and casualties lay ahead. Abraham Lincoln was facing a re-election battle as some northern Democrats were ready to start peace talks that could leave the Confederacy a separate slaveholding American nation and as his secretary of the treasury, Salmon P. Chase, challenged him for the Republican nomination. But by the end of the year, the war's end was in sight, and slavery was on the verge of extinction.Despite all the turmoil of war and political infighting, Lincoln also set the stage for a new era of westward expansion. He shaped the decades to come through laws and subsidies that propelled railroads westward, by the Homestead Act that offered western lands to immigrant farmers and by the Act to Encourage Immigration that enabled 615,000 men, women, and children to arrive in America during the Civil War.As the year ended, John Wilkes Booth, who stalked Lincoln throughout 1864, was only a few weeks away from assassinating our greatest president
Summary
Presents the life of Abraham Lincoln in the monumental year of 1864, when the war and the election made a dramatic turn
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Midwest
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Flood, Charles Bracelen
Dewey number
973.7092
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other
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Read by Mel Foster
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True
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  • Presidents
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  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Lincoln at the gates of history
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1864 : Lincoln at the gates of history, Charles Bracelen Flood, (electronic resource)
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MWT10756756
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (19hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781400191444
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MWT10756756
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sound
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Label
1864 : Lincoln at the gates of history, Charles Bracelen Flood, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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unknown
Control code
MWT10756756
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (19hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400191444
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756756
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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