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    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 to come. The only non-disputable fact is‚ Abraham Lincoln was the greatest president the United States has ever be able to call our leader. On Sunday February 12‚ 1809‚ Abraham Lincoln was born.

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    Laken Hawes 11/24/2012 HIST-103 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States‚ and was one of the greatest influences in American history. Lincoln’s views on humanity helped him to leave a lasting impression on the world. Throughout his lifetime Lincoln served as a man of the military‚ politician‚ lawyer‚ congressman‚ and president. Unfortunately Lincoln’s life was unexpectedly cut short simply because of his beliefs and the changes that helped to influence.

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    Proclamation Museum in Washington‚ D. C. The statue that best conveys the meaning of emancipation (“freeing someone from control of another”) is: Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was most important in the making of the emancipation. Many say that Abraham Lincoln did not help at all and the slaves would have been freed sooner‚ but that is not completely true. Lincoln was most important in freeing the slaves because he was a real leader and decision maker. “Lincoln’s refusal to compromise on the expansion

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    Abraham Lincoln‚ on his “do-gooder” religion: When I do good‚ I feel good. When I do bad‚ I feel bad. That’s my religion. Abraham Lincoln‚ on the importance of transparency in government: What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. Abraham Lincoln‚ on the proper relation of God and humans: We trust‚ sir‚ that God is on our side. It is more important to know that we are on God’s side. Abraham Lincoln‚ reminding us that Rome was not built in a day‚ nor the business of

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    Reactions to the Lincoln Assassination Washington‚ DC‚ April 14‚ 1865‚ 10:45 p.m.‚ the President of the United States was shot with a Philadelphia Deringer pistol at Ford’s Theatre while attending the play Our American Cousin. He was carried across the street where he died early the next morning. The assassin‚ John Wilkes Booth‚ made his escape by horse and rode to the house of Doctor Mudd‚ a resident of Maryland who repaired his leg. The next day Booth was found hiding in a barn and was killed

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    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday‚ February 12‚ 1809‚ near Hodgenville‚ Kentucky. He moved to New Salem‚ Illinois‚ where he lived until 1837. While there he worked at several jobs including operating a store‚ surveying‚ and serving as postmaster. He impressed the residents with his character‚ wrestled the town bully‚ and earned the nickname "Honest Abe." Lincoln. In Springfield in 1839 Lincoln met Mary Todd. Three years later they were married and over 11 years they had four children:

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    Joseph Miller 5/12/2013 Pr.6 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest presidents in American history. Born on February 12th‚ 1809 in Hodgenville‚ Kentucky he was one of the most important people to lead our country. He has had many great accomplishments throughout his lifetime. If it wasn’t for him some of us wouldn’t have the rights we have today. Abraham Lincoln was a very intelligent man‚ even though he only went to school for a few years of his life. He had to teach himself most

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    ABRAHAM LINCOLN NAME: Abraham Lincoln OCCUPATION: Civil Rights Activist‚ Lawyer‚ U.S. President‚ U.S. Representative BIRTH DATE: February 12‚ 1809 DEATH DATE: April 15‚ 1865 PLACE OF BIRTH: Hodgenville‚ Kentucky BEST KNOWN FOR: Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves. CHILDHOOD Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County‚ Kentucky to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy

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    L.A. Week 30 Day 5 March 22‚ 2014 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln is more than America’s 16th president. He’s a model of leadership who demonstrates traits and characteristics that are essential for present day executives and business leaders.   Like Lincoln‚ you face the challenge of executing a vision‚ while also managing competing priorities. Leading others to join you in that vision is a difficult task‚ and one that can be fraught with self-doubt‚ frustration and other negative emotions

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    Emancipator Throughout history‚ people have debated whether Abraham Lincoln should be considered the Great Emancipator or not. Due to many factors that influenced his reasoning for his actions‚ his legacy has been greatly questioned. The freeing of slaves was not all because of one person but this act of great change in history would not have occurred without Abraham Lincoln and all his contributions to the cause. I argue that Abraham Lincoln‚ although at first his intentions to abolish slavery may

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