Essay about Abraham Lincoln And The Civil War

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Abraham Lincoln (i / eɪbrəhæm lɪŋkən /, 12 February, 1809 to April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led America through the Civil War his most murderous war and a moral crisis, a constitutional and its biggest political. [1] [2] Therefore, the Union preserved, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government and modernize the economy.
Was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky, Lincoln grew up in Kentucky and western border of Indiana. Mostly on his own, he became a lawyer InIllinois, Whig Party leader and a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, where he served for ten years. Representatives of the United States House of Representatives in 1846, Lincoln has promoted the rapid modernization of the economy through banks, tariffs and railways. That he originally agreed not to run for a second term in Congress, and because of his opposition to the Mexican-American War was popular among the voters of Illinois, Lincoln returned to Springfield and resumed his successful law firm. Re-entering politics in 1854, has become the leader in building the new Republican Party, which was most of the state of Illinois. In 1858, during the practice of a series of talks with high-profile multi-opponent, Democrat Stephen Douglas, Lincoln anything against the expansion of slavery, but lost the election to the US Senate Douglas.
Lincoln was a Whig, a follower of Henry Clay, Lincoln described his…

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