Essay on The Effect on Youth

687 Words May 10th, 2015 3 Pages
Josue lumba
Mr. Force
English 3 Period 0
October 31, 2013
The life of Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was elected the16th President in 1860. He was president for four years from 1861-1865. Throughout his term he was able to start the process to end slavery by using emancipation proclamation, he was able to keep peace between states in the United States over slavery. If Abraham Lincoln would not have existed during the reconstruction era then life today would be different because his goals would never have been met, people’s life would be very different if not for his actions, and many things could have happened if not for him. Abraham had many goals throughout his terms as president and they affect the world greatly today. One
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No matter how much people disliked him he went forward and did hat he thought was right. “Opponents of the war (also known as "Copperheads") criticized him for refusing to compromise on the slavery issue“ He didn’t let people put him down no matter what and did what he thought was right for the country. He went against the constitution and made himself know "[Dictator] is what the Opposition press and orators of all sizes are calling him.” He Went against a lot of things including the constitution, but the knew what was right so he did what he had to do.
In the end without Abraham Lincoln the world would be a different place then it is today. He was able to change the country with a positive impact; He did what was right no matter what and left a great legacy on our country. “Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.”- Abraham Lincoln

Works cited
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