ABRAHAM LINCOLN: Essay Writing Topics

English_Master May 16, 2016 No Comments
ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of the many presidents who could be mindlessly passed off as heroes, there are a few truly heroic presidents. Among them, Abraham Lincoln stands tall. In 1861, when Lincoln was elected to office, the situations of the time called for a hero, and Lincoln stepped up. All throughout his childhood, Lincoln had to struggle to make a living and learn as well. His mother died when he was only ten years old. He lived as a farmer, working largely what would be considered “minimum wage” jobs today. All this while Lincoln struggled to gain knowledge, especially of law. He was always determined to accomplish his goals, and was willing to work as much as it might take to do so. After gaining presidency, Lincoln was faced with a di­lemma. The secession of the South, though never officially realized by Lincoln, called for some sort of action. Through­out the Civil War, and even after, Lincoln was very kind and forgiving to southerners. He kept in mind the greater good and strived for the reunion of the nation, rather than becom­ing angry toward the South. As he stated in a speech at the Gettysburg military cemetery, Lincoln wanted a “government of the people, by the people, for the people,...
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