A Nation Reborn, 1861–1905

From the beginning of the Civil War to the early 1900s, the United States saw immense trials and growth. The following speeches were delivered by influential leaders that helped direct the rebuilding and healing of the United States after the end of the American Civil War.

 His Reply to Breckenridge (1861) (Edward D. Baker)

 His Speech in Liverpool (1863) (Henry Ward Beecher)

 A Plea for General Amnesty (1872) (Carl Schurz)

 During His Campaign for President (1872) (Horace Greeley)

 On Woman#8217;s Right to the Suffrage (1873) (Susan B. Anthony)

 On Sumner and the South (1874) (Lucius Q. C. Lamar)

 His Oration at Concord (1875) (George William Curtis)

 I His Speech Nominating Blaine for President (1876) (Robert Green Ingersoll)

 II at His Brother#8217;s Grave (1879) (Robert Green Ingersoll)

 What Think Ye of Christ? (Dwight L. Moody)

 His Speech Nominating Grant for a Third Term (1880) (Roscoe Conkling)

 His Speech Nominating Sherman for President (1880) (James A. Garfield)

 Reasons for Being a Republican (Ulysses S. Grant)

 On the Death of Garfield (1882) (James G. Blaine)

 I His First Inaugural Address (1885) (Grover Cleveland)

 Cleveland’s Eulogy of McKinley (Grover Cleveland)

 The Old South and the New (1886) (Henry Woodfin Grady)

 His Inaugural Address (1889) (William Henry Harrison)

 Work Done for Humanity (1890) (Miss Wallard)

 The Parting of the Ways (1893) (Richard P. Bland)

 In Closing the Wilson Tariff Bill Debate (1894) (Thomas Brackett Reed)

 In Closing the Wilson Tariff Bill Debate (1804) (Charles F. Crisp)

 On "the Crime of 1873" (1895) (John Sherman)

 On Municipal and Governmental Ownership (1897) (John Peter Altgeld)

 Subjugation of the Phillipines Iniquitous (1902) (George Frisbie Hoar)

 His Tribute to McKinley (1903) (John Hay)

 His Last Speech (1901) (William McKinley)

 I His Inaugural Address (Theodore Roosevelt)

 On American Motherhood (Theodore Roosevelt)