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Abraham Lincoln Re-Election Broadside "Has the War Ruined the Country?"
1864. "Has the War Ruined the Country?" Fantastic Lincoln Re-Election Broadside "The Copperheads assert that the War has ruined the Country; that we can never pay our debt; and that the war has proved a failure. Look at these Diagrams, based on official records, and see if this is true." [ABRAHAM LINCOLN]. Broadside. Has the War Ruined the Country? Published by the National Union Executive Committee, Astor House, New York, N.Y., [ca. 1864]. 1 p., 9 x 16 in. Inscribed "Tho. B VanDamme from P.M.J. Chesley Nov. 7, '64" Inventory #25055 Historical Background This broadside captures the essential optimism and forward-looking vision of the Republican Party during Abraham Lincoln's reelection campaign in 1864. Through graphs and diagrams, it provides evidence on population expansion, debt, and other financial indices with comparisons to Britain to make the argument that Republican management of the Civil War has not "ruined the country" and to counter the arguments of Copperhead Democrats: "Our prosperity has continued to increase in spite of the War and the moment it has ended we shall go ahead in Wealth and power with rapidity hitherto unknown to any nation on the face of the globe. Is Not Such a Nation Able To Carry On a War For Its Own Salvation?" Condition Good. Professionally conserved: deacidified, mended, flattened, and lined on the verso. SETH KALLER, INC. Historic Documents and Legacy Collections For over 20 years, Seth Kaller has been one of the country's largest buyers of important historic documents and artifacts. More than 10,000 rare manuscripts, documents, maps, an … [Click Below for Full Description]
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