Free Essays on Abraham Lincoln

  1. Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln

    The Lives of Julius Caesar and President Abraham Lincolon The lives of Julius Caesar and President Abraham Lincoln. Have many unique difference and similarities. The similarities between Julius Caesar and President Abraham Lincoln are compared by their life history. The individuals were once...

  2. 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...

  3. Abraham Lincoln - the Greatest President

    Abraham Lincoln There have been forty four U.S. presidents over the past two hundred and twenty years. What president has served the best for our country? None other than Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln is the greatest president ever because he did great things such as ending slavery, getting the...

  4. Abraham Lincoln on "Slavery"

    Abraham Lincoln on Slavery Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky (Abraham Lincoln Slavery and the Civil War, pg. 211, Johnson). Many Americans believe him to be one of the greatest presidents to ever serve in office. One thing that distinguished Lincoln from all the other...

  5. Abraham Lincoln: Abolitionist?

    Abraham Lincoln is considered a hero for freeing slaves with his Emancipation Proclamation, yet if you were to take a long, hard look at Honest Abe, you would find that his reputation is quite skewed in relation to his true character. Considered the ultimate Abolitionist and a defender of...

  6. Abraham Lincoln: Greatest President

    Was Abraham Lincoln America’s greatest president? It is a question many people are asking. As of today, there have been forty four presidents of the United States that have taken the stand. But of those forty four, which one is the best? Abraham Lincoln has proved that he is the answer to that question...

  7. Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator?

    Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States of America, was the man who rose to the presidency and took the steps needed to end the situation of separation by making sure the South didn't secede from the Union and continue to be a slave-owning population. An emancipator frees people from...

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    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, from the backwoods of Hodgenville Kentucky, rose to become one of the greatest presidents of the United States. During his attempt to keep the Union in the Civil War, he gained more power and authority than any president before him. A excellent politician, Lincoln...

  9. abraham lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished...

  10. Lincoln on Leadership

    Lincoln on Leadership is one of the most powerful books on leadership that I have read. The most interesting part to me was that Lincoln was a true leader as President and not just an individual who sat back and let others do all the necessary work while he made the pubic appearances. In my studies of...

  11. The Emancipation Proclamation

    & Company: Studyspace. www.wwnorton.com\studyspace (accessed, January 31, 2011). The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on September 22, 1862, and January 1, 1863. The declaration highlighted freedom of all slaves within any state that did not submit to Union. It...

  12. 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...

  13. Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln served as the 16th president of the United States (1861-1865). He is considered by many to be one of the greatest presidents in the history of the United States. During his presidency, Lincoln was able to guide the country through the Civil War while maintaining the...

  14. Abraham. lincoln

    A Life in Brief When Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860, seven slave states left the Union to form the Confederate States of America, and four more joined when hostilities began between the North and South. A bloody civil war then engulfed the nation as Lincoln vowed to preserve the Union...

  15. 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...

  16. Abe Lincoln

    Tristan Brophy 3/5/2014 English 11 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was a very big man; he was six foot four inches tall and weighed one hundred and eighty pounds. He had black hair and a dark complexion. He had a black beard. He had gray eyes with black eyebrows. His physical description...

  17. 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...

  18. Why Abraham Lincoln Won the Election

    2012 Why Abraham Lincoln Won the Election of 1860 The Election of 1860 was an interesting election because it split the nation in two and showed how divided America could get. Likewise, it was the last election before the Civil War and it was the first Republican victory. Abraham Lincoln, better known...

  19. raham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The battle between Freedom and Slavery

     Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The battle between Freedom and Slavery It was during the Civil War era that both Frederick Douglass and Lincoln fought to destroy a country that was filled with turmoil of slavery. It was then that some of the best speeches came to be. Both of these...

  20. 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...

  21. lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was a great life because he was that great man who led the country as the sixteenth wonderful president into where we are right now. He was the one who ended slavery and wrote the Gettysburg Address. If it wasn’t for Abe, we wouldn’t be where we are right now. Abraham...

  22. Machiavelli and Politics Today

    sustained accounts of how Abraham Lincoln in particular can be fruitfully understood in the light of Machiavelli's writings. In this article, I argue that Machiavelli's political theory provides us with a framework that can be used to illuminate the words and deeds of Lincoln, one of our most important...

  23. 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...

  24. Abraham Lincoln Great American Leader

    Great American Leader: Known as the 16th President, Abraham Lincoln Have you ever heard a story or found facts about such an incredible person, in makes you stop in think a lot about your life, and how exactly you can make a difference, this is why I have decided to write about our 16th president....

  25. Abe Lincoln

     ABE LINCOLN Microsoft IT Academy: Word Ima Smart Cookie 14 March 2014 Abraham Lincoln: A TECHNOLOGY LEADER OF HIS TIME If Abraham Lincoln were alive today, he would fight just as hard to keep his BlackBerry as President Barack Obama...

  26. Lincolns Gettysburg Address

    also known as “the War Between the States,” began in the early 1860’s primarily over the issue of slavery. The initial cause of the war was due to Abraham Lincoln’s victory in the Presidential Election of 1860. The start of the war officially occurred when the state of South Carolina seceded from the...

  27. Abraham Lincoln's Political and Moral Slavery Dilemma

    Dr. Morgan HST 390 24 September 2012 Abraham Lincoln’s Political and Moral Slavery Dilemma The sixteenth President of the United States of America, the Great Emancipator, Abraham Lincoln casts quite a historical shadow over any other competing figure. Lincoln was brought into the world on February...

  28. Abraham Linclon

    When Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860, seven slave states left the Union to form the Confederate States of America, and four more joined when hostilities began between the North and South. A bloody civil war then engulfed the nation as Lincoln vowed to preserve the Union, enforce the laws...

  29. 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...

  30. Lincoln Douglas

    The Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 were a series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln, the Republican candidate, and the incumbent 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...

  31. The Events Leading Up to the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln "There are men who want to take my life. And I have no doubt they will do it. . . If it is to be done, it is impossible to prevent it." This quote can closely be related to Abraham Lincoln and his assassination. This shows that President Lincoln was committed to his...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. Reconstruction Memoir of Abraham Lincoln

    My name is Abraham Lincoln. I was born on February 12th, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky. I have accomplished plenty in life, but my most memorable achievement was when I became the sixteenth president of the United States of America in 1861 and was even privileged enough to get re-elected in 1864....

  35. A Comparison of Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln

    “What is it that makes Lincoln such a seminal figure in our story? … Some of it has to do with the trajectory of his life. In his rise from poverty, his self-study and ultimate mastery of language and of law, in his capacity to overcome personal loss and remain determined in the face of repeated defeat...

  36. Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln He was the 16th president of the United State. Serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He led Successfully the United State through the American civil war preserving the union. That is Abraham Lincoln ,who has been consistently ranked by...

  37. Killing Lincoln

    Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever by Bill O’Reilly Bill O’Reilly believes that every American should know something about Lincoln’s presidency; what transpired during its course, and how it ended and that’s his reasons for writing this informational book. O’Reilly...

  38. The Unknown Story of the Lincoln Assassination

    The Unknown Story of the Lincoln Assassination Aubrey Tallon Per. 7 Almost everyone knows the story of the assassination of the United State’s sixteenth President Abraham Lincoln. The story of a president shot from behind while enjoying a play five days after General Lee of the Confederate...

  39. Marry Ann Todd Lincoln

    Mary Ann Todd Lincoln Mary Ann Todd Lincoln was the wife of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln and was First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865. In early life Mary Ann Todd Lincoln was born in Lexington, Kentucky she was the daughter of Robert smith Todd and Eliza parker...

  40. 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...

  41. Abraham Lincolns leadership

    ABRAHAM LINCOLN HOW EFFECTIVE WAS ABRAHAM LINCOLN AS A LEADER http://robschamberger.com/?attachment_id=1140 TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Cover page II. Table of Contents III. Background IV. Type of Leader V. Accomplishments VI. Challenges and Problems VII. Who Followed? VIII. Leadership Traits ...

  42. Abraham Lincoln's Quotes

    Garrett Lokka Professor Cann ENG 300 February 10, 2009 5 Abraham Lincoln Quotes "If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so...

  43. Abraham Lincoln's Thoughts in Dred vs. Scott Case Outline

    1. In the case of Dred vs. Scott, Abraham Lincoln accused the court of attempting to nationalize slavery by his actions when aligning himself with the Republican Party, and the stance they took to appease voters and gain support. a. The Republican Party denounced the Supreme Court ruling in the Dred...

  44. Abraham Lincoln

     Abraham Lincoln Maureen O’Loughlin Eastern Nazarene College Professional Business Communication LA 300 June 4, 2013 Since his death in 1865, Abraham Lincoln has been immortalized as one of, if not the greatest hero in American history due to his role in ending the Civil War and abolishing...

  45. Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War

    documents presented from chapter nine: Defending a New Birth of Freedom, Abraham Lincoln’s main intentions in regards to the reconstruction of the Union was to reunite the country. The reason being simply because Abraham Lincoln had been involved in doing so much to perform such a deed which had included...

  46. Abraham Lincoln Paper

    Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), the sixteenth President of the United States, successfully led his country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, only to be assassinated as the war was coming to an end.[9] Before becoming the first Republican elected to the...

  47. President Abraham Lincoln

    US President Abraham Lincoln wrote, that conservativism is "adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried." In the US, social conservatives emphasize traditional views of social units such as the family, church, or locale. Social conservatives would typically define family in terms of local...

  48. Abe Lincoln George Bush

    to hold their country together through the toughest times. Two great examples of this figure is our 16th president Abraham Lincoln, and our current one, George W. bush. Abe Lincoln is viewed as one of the greatest of all time, while bush has gathered a negative outlook. But I am here to look at...

  49. 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...

  50. Abraham Lincoln as President

    Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 ' April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States. He successfully led the country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, preserving the Union and ending slavery. As the war was drawing to a close, Lincoln became the first American...

  51. Abraham Lincoln and the Struggle for Union and Emancipation

    President Abraham Lincoln was faced with a monumental challenge during his two terms as Commander-in-chief of the United States: reuniting the shattered halves of the Union. This was his sole purpose in fighting the Civil War—nothing more, nothing less. However, Lincoln was flexible enough to accommodate...

  52. Was Abraham Lincoln America’s Greatest President?

    Was Abraham Lincoln America’s Greatest President? Kanisha McClain History 2010 Research Paper November 7, 2010 Abraham Lincoln known as ‘Honest Abe’, the 16th and the first Republican President of the United States, guided his country through the most devastating experience in its National...

  53. A Man of Few Words: Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Adress

    To many, Abraham Lincoln is known as a man of few words. This thought may come from the fact that one of his most important speeches, the Gettysburg Address, also happened to be one of his shortest ever written. It is in fact one of best remembered short speeches given throughout history. In its entirety...

  54. Comparing Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln

     Comparing Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln Carla Slaton English II Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln are undeniable two of the greatest men in history. When comparing the two, there are not a lot of things they have in common. However, there are some main things that...

  55. Adad

    first federal Thanksgiving holiday? The first federal Thanksgiving holiday was set on the last Thursday of November in the year 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln to kind’ve relate to the anchoring of the Mayflower at Cape Cod which occurred on November 21, 1620. It was later changed to the fourth Thursday...

  56. Abraham Lincoln the “Great Emancipator”

    Historians rank Abraham Lincoln the “Great Emancipator”, stating him the greatest American president. The primary reasons they rank him that is since; he was the only American president to endure a full-scale civil war. And he won, despite the difficulty in doing so on many levels. He freed a large number...

  57. The Radical and the Republican: Lincoln and Frederick Douglass (Book Review)

    AP US History 19 August 2011 Summer Reading Book Review: THE RADICAL AND THE REPUBLICAN The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics is a non-fiction novel that was authored in 2007 by James Oakes who possibly was a historian. The novel...

  58. 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...

  59. Abe Lincoln Analysis

    ABSTRACT Through the strong use of logos and pathos, Lincoln wanted to assert his belief that the government cannot continue to exist or function if it stays divided on the issue of slavery. Lincoln's “House Divided” Speech is broken up into three parts: the growing problem of a nation torn...

  60. Age of Lincoln Book Review

    The Age of Lincoln: Orville Vernon Burton Book Review The history of the United States of America is full of war, peace, family, God, hope, depression, and prosperity, but no story or event shaped this country more than the great civil war. Orville Vernon Burton’s book, The Age of Lincoln, tells the...