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Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln

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Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln

  • Course: English 2 part 2 assignment 2_6
  • School: James Madison
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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 leaders in the past. Now people look up to them as hero’s in today’s society. The two men shared a hugh amount of power in their countries. Julius Caesar and President Abraham Lincoln were both murdered. The life of Julius Cesar and his assassination was very different than Abraham Lincoln’s but a little similar. The two men both came from two different time periods, and backgrounds. According to julius-caesar2.tripod.com “Julius Caesar was born in 100 BC in Rome to Aurelia and Gaius Julius Caesar”. At the time of Julius Caesar birth, Rome was still a republic and the empire was only beginning. Julius Caesar was a leader in republic where the people are not involved with the governmental decisions. Therefore, Julius Ceasar had most for the power in his country and was able to form a large army. “With the help of the army at his command, it was possible to conquer new territories and so gain a triumph and the pleasure of knowing that your name would be remembered forever in history, paid for by the war” (Summary of Julius Caesar's Life and Death). As time went on Caser began to develop more power over the years. Julius made his way to praetor ship by 62 BC and many of the senate felt he was a dangerous, ambitious man. (Julius Caser Biography) Just like Abraham Lincoln, Cesar began to have more enemies once he started getting more power. With the amount of power Cesar had. He started to become a threat to the senators who did like him and the changes he was making in the country. Julius Caesars pushed through a special law giving him a five-year command in Cispine, Gaul, and Illyricum. The provinces in the empire covering North Italy and the Adriatic coast of...