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Lincoln and Religion (2014)

Author: Ferenc Morton Szasz

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The Gettysburg Address (2015)

Author: Sean Conant

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An Agrarian Republic (2015)

Author: Adam Dean

Reviewed by: Brian Allen Drake

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