A House Divided

A House divided was a speech that was given after his nomination to be a state senator by the Republican Party at the Illinois State Capital. In this speech, he clearly states...

Last Public Address

Abraham Lincoln saw many political changes during his time as president, few speeches regarding this were so impactful for their time than the last public address given by Abraham...

Temperance Address

This public address, given well before his presidency, was to the Springfield Washington Temperance Society. Although it did take a stance for temperance, it stirred the waters...

The Perpetuation Of Our Political Institutions

"The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions" was a speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln in 1838. As it was delivered to the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois, it is...

Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address

This was the first speech given by the newly-elected President of the United States. In an already tense state, Lincoln made the address with the hopes that the discordant South...