Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power Print E-mail
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution
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1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash= true&doc=28
http: //avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/kanneb.asp

Missouri Compromise of 1820
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash= true&doc=22

Lincoln-Douglas debates
http: //www.nps.gov/liho/historyculture/debates.htm

Emancipation Proclamation
http: //www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/
http: //memory.loc.gov/ammem/alhtml/almintr.html
http: //www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h1549.html
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=34
http: //avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/emancipa.asp

Second Inaugural Address
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=38
http: //www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trt053.html

First Inaugural Address
http: //avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/lincoln1.asp

http: //www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trt039.html

Message to Congress, July 4, 1861
http: //www.teachingamericanhistory.org/library/index.asp?document= 1063

Letter to Horace Greeley, August 22, 1862
http: //showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/speeches/greeley.htm

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation
http: //www.archives.gov/exhibits/american_originals_iv/sections/preliminary_emancipation_proclamation.html

Emancipation Proclamation
http: //www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/

Thirteenth Amendment
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash= true&doc=40

Declaration of Independence
http: //www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration.html

Speech at Peoria, Illinois October 16, 1854
http: //www.lincolnbicentennial.gov/uploadedFiles/Lincolns_Life/Words_and_Speeches/Speech-at-Peoria.pdf

Speech at Independence Hall, February 22, 1861
http: //www.lincolnbicentennial.gov/uploadedFiles/Lincolns_Life/Words_and_Speeches/address-at-independence-hall.pdf

U.S. Constitution
http: //www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution.html

Gettysburg Address
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash= true&doc=36