Free Essays on Abraham Lincoln

  1. Abraham Lincoln

    LINCOLN, Abraham (1809—1865) LINCOLN, Abraham, a Representative from Illinois and 16th President of the United States; born in Hardin County, Ky., February 12, 1809; moved with his parents to a tract on Little Pigeon Creek, Ind., in 1816; attended a log-cabin school at short intervals and was self-instructed...

  2. Life of abe

    Most people can agree on the fact that president Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States is considered to be one of the most outstanding citizens. He is known for his presidency which he fought the confederacy during the civil war where he managed to abolish slavery. Which all happened...

  3. Historical Essay of Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln And The Abolitionism Manifesto In 1913, Fidel Castro had this to say about Abraham Lincoln: "History hath triumphed over time, which besides it nothing but eternity hath triumphed over." (King 120) While other reknown historians may disagree, it became obvious that Abraham Lincoln...

  4. Quotations

    (1879-1955) "Patience is the companion of wisdom." -Saint Augustine (354-430) "Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be." -Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) "In my Father's house are many mansions." -The Bible, John 14:2 "Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that...

  5. Love

    Y One Man Making a Difference: Abraham Lincoln and Slavery - ... With his goals, he did a great deal of things. Such as leading people into expressing themselves in editorials, political speeches and declarations. Bringing forward the fact that all men are created equal. When slavery started becoming...

  6. Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States of America, his term lasting from 1860 to 1865. Lincoln came from humble upbringings, to becoming the most powerful man in America, Thomas (2008) stated that "Honest Abe, as he was most commonly called, is known today as a...

  7. Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln American society has been filled with many great men and women, who have helped to write the history we study today. A great man once stated “In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.” This quote came from one of the American hero’s that is...

  8. Abraham Lincoln Summary 19

    Abraham Lincoln Why I chose to research Abraham Lincoln's life. Ever since I was a small boy in elementary school, and all throughout my grade school days, there were many great names that were spoken of and taught about. Names such as George Washington, (our first president) John Hancock,...

  9. Abraham Lincoln in the Eyes of Machiavelli

    Abraham Lincoln: A Loved Leader Abraham Lincoln is considered my many as the greatest president of American history. Freeing the slaves, winning the Civil War, and saving the Union are among his many great achievements. Without him, the world would be completely different then what it is today, for...

  10. Major life Events of Abraham Lincoln

    Book #1 Major life Events of Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809, the second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Lincoln in the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kentucky. Thomas was a strong and determined pioneer who found...

  11. Abe Lincoln

    and found the biography named The Real Lincoln, by Thomas J. DiLorenz. I’ve always had a fascination with Abraham Lincoln. His personal qualities and love for others are characteristics that every human being should want to obtain. I have always viewed Lincoln as being a kind hearted man who wanted...

  12. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates in 1859

    he Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1859 were a series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln, a Republican, and Stephen A. Douglas, a Democrat, for an Illinois seat in the United States Senate. At the time, U.S. Senators were elected by state legislatures; thus Lincoln and Douglas were campaigning for their...

  13. Abraham Lincoln

    The Presidency Of Abraham Lincoln By: Alexandria Arnold Arnold 1 Early Life Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12th 1809 to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks in Hardin County Kentucky. “His Father Thomas was a strong and determined pioneer who found a moderate level of prosperity and was well...

  14. Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809. Abraham Lincoln was a tall thin bearded man. He became the 16th president of the United States of America. He grew up in a log cabin and freed the slaves. He had many siblings and children and died in 1865. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809...

  15. Lincoln at Peoria

    Abraham Lincoln’s tedious approach to debates in Peoria on October 16, 1854, shaped the way he would be looked at in the near future. Lincoln displayed poise and dedication in the debates and really overwhelmed his competition. Lincoln seemed as though he was a completely different person at the Peoria...

  16. The Rise of Abraham Lincoln

    Kentucky Abraham Lincoln was born in a small log cabin to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks. Abraham Lincoln worked his way from the farm to making one of the biggest changes our nation has ever undergone. He is also one of the most recognized men to ever live and die in office. Even after death Abraham Lincoln...

  17. Abraham Lincoln

    Calloway 04/13/2013 PL 216 Abraham Lincoln With the handful of presidents who have earned the title of a hero, only a few have earned the distinction and showed they deserved it. When looking at this group of men, Abraham Lincoln stands tall among them. Lincoln was elected to the office in 1861...

  18. Abraham Lincoln's re-imagination in Lincoln

    never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. – Abraham Lincoln 1 The above quote clearly serves as proof of Abraham Lincoln’s clear visionary train of thought and indirectly highlights his self-confidence and stubborn willingness to...

  19. Abraham

     Did you know that Abraham Lincoln died to unite the country known as the united states of American? The poem is about Walt Whitman explains how much he feels for Abraham Lincoln assassination and avchivment.overall it very extreme grief and the loss of a patriot who changed the country so much...

  20. The Leader of the Free World

    soldiers alike, Abraham Lincoln gave a speech that tore to core of the American spirit, ideology and what we as Americans today believe as patriotism. Giving the speech on the very battlefield where siblings, family members and fellow citizens slaughtered each other, President Lincoln sought to delve...

  21. Did Abraham Lincoln Cause the Civil War?

    Did Abraham Lincoln’s sudden death make him a martyr and a hero to the cause of liberty and democracy? The history that surrounds the assassination of the President suggest he died fighting for the idea of abolishing slavery, to enable all men to be treated the same regardless of race. According to the...

  22. Abraham Lincoln Essay 18

    appeal to all men who are struggling to breathe free." Abraham Lincoln is the epitome of strength and success. Abraham Lincoln is, to the highest degree, recognized all over the entire world. He has had quite a mark on world history. Abraham Lincoln is one of the world’s most preeminent Christian role...

  23. Does it Matter to History if Lincoln was Gay?

    “Does it matter to history if Lincoln was, in fact, gay?” It Doesn’t Matter if Honest Abe really was Gay. Ryan EndlerHIS 201 December 5th, 2013 Was Abraham Lincoln actually gay? Does it actually matter to us in this day and age if Lincoln was sleeping around with other men? Even though this may...

  24. lincoln

    The "great Emancipator  the tenacious the humble the human Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president to the United States of America one of the most distinguished presidents that saved the country and gave new birth to freedom. He was endowed with splendid wisdom, illustrious dignity, consciousness and...

  25. Swag

    Orwell Number of Pages: 176 Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809, the second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Lincoln (née Hanks), in a one-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kentucky[7] (now LaRue County). He is descended from Samuel Lincoln, who arrived in Hingham, Massachusetts...

  26. Abraham Lincoln essay paper

    Abraham Lincoln Perhaps you are impressed by President George Washington or you are inspired by Tim Tebow. Maybe you want to swoop from building to building like Spiderman or care for orphans like Mother Teresa. Many people are heroes or can be someone's hero. My Hero is Abraham Lincoln because he inspires...

  27. Abraham Lincoln Summary 11

    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln has been depicted as a very gifted orator and noble leader of our country. He is often compared with Shakespeare, due to his ability to say amazingly profound words. He is a very important symbol of our country's history. Lincoln definitely led an interesting life....

  28. Why Abraham Lincoln Is the Greatest Leader

    Why Abraham Lincoln is the Greatest Leader! Kathleen Belger English Comp II Baker Flint February 10, 2011 There was a boy born in the dust and silence of the country side, in a little log cabin, to a modest family of uneducated hard working laborers. Life was hard, yet simple. Days were filled...

  29. Abrahm Lincoln

    A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have. Abraham Lincoln A house divided against itself cannot stand. Abraham Lincoln A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me. Abraham Lincoln All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever...

  30. Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them- William Shakespeare. Abraham Lincoln was by no means an ordinary man. The only question is, which of the three categories did Abraham Lincoln fit into? It will be argued for historians for years...