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    Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky grew up on the western frontier in Kentucky and Indiana, served for 8 years. He was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until April 1865 since of his assassination. Also led the US through the civil war, was the bloodiest war, he preserved the Union abolished slavery and modernized the economy. He became a leader in building the new Republican Party, gave a speech called the…

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    Abraham Lincoln is one of the greatest Presidents and heroes in American history. He is a hero because he was courageous and determined enough to rise from humble beginnings as a farmer to become the most powerful man in the country. He was honest and generous, even inviting his rivals in the presidential campaign to be in his cabinet. He fought to keep the country together and expressed his generosity by allowing the defeated Confederacy to keep all their weapons and land. Finally, it was he…

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    viewed and defined differently depending on the culture or even person. There is a common thread that flows between multiple well-known leaders, which is that many experienced their peaks in leadership during some of the world’s bleakest times. Abraham Lincoln is one of those people who lead in one of the most ominous times in the history of the United States of America, the Civil War. It takes a specific type of person with certain leadership policies to lead an entire nation through such a…

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    Lincoln and Douglas Debates The Lincoln and Douglas debates of 1858 were seven debates between Abraham Lincoln who was a republican candidate for the United States Senate from Illinois. Stephen Douglas who was a senator in the Democratic Party candidate. During the time United State Senators were elected by state legislatures. They were trying to win control of the Illinois legislature. They decided to hold one debate in each of the nine congressional districts of Illinois. The first debate was…

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    1. What professional and political experience did Abraham Lincoln accumulate before becoming President? Abraham Lincoln had no professional experience neither did he went to any law school. He taught himself to read and be a lawyer. Lincoln left his father’s home and his father’s way of life for good when he was twenty-one years old. He was very energetic and eager to learn everything. He worked as a field hand, mended fences, worked at a blacksmith shop, the gristmill, hauled freight on the…

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    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president and one of the most influential presidents in American history. Though today we see Lincoln as the “Great Emancipator”, and seen as being a successful president, he wasn’t always seen that way. His stance on slavery were very unpopular during his time, most wouldn’t think he would have any success. He was born February 12, 1809, and died in April 15, 1865. He was a hard working self-educated prairie lawyer, who didn’t go to school for longer than about 8…

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    Synthesis Essay - Abraham Lincoln MSgt Daniel M. Endris Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Abraham Lincoln It is difficult for any of us to imagine what this nation would look like today, had President Abraham Lincoln not understood the implications of leading the Union through the Civil War and worked to abolish slavery. Would all of us in our class be sitting in the same room together as one unit, serving in the United States Air Force? Likely we would not, let alone…

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    Prominent conservative intellectuals constantly debate the effects of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency. On one side thinkers such as Mel Bradford and Richard Gamble believe that Lincoln set out to establish a civic religion that introduced the radical equality theory that resulted in the rise of progressivism. In response, thinkers such as Krannawitter came to Lincoln’s defense claiming that his use of religious language was merely a rhetorical tool used to unite the people after the Civil War.…

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    country. Abraham Lincoln is the American president that lead our country through the Civil War. He destroyed the slavery that was such a big part of our American lifestyle all the way up until 1865. Although, he did not have such an easy childhood. He was assassinated on April 14th, 1865. The second person is Mark Twain. He is considered America's most famous literary icon. His long list of books goes on and on. His most popular book is The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. President Lincoln…

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    In the years before 1865, the Civil War, led by President Abraham Lincoln, raged on. Finally, the Confederacy surrendered to the Union. An angry Confederate, John Wilkes Booth, decided to kill the president. After he shot Lincoln in Ford’s Theater, he received the help of a few Confederate supporters, one being Dr. Samuel Mudd. Mudd was guilty of knowingly assisting Booth after the actor assassinated Lincoln in 1865. Possibly the largest reason for Mudd’s sentence was that he knew that he…

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