Lincoln's Legacy Research Paper

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Every president left behind a legacy,but some stood out more than the others. It took me a very long time to pick just one president I thought was the best. I was debating on if I should do a more modern president like Bill Clinton,or a more older president like Abraham Lincoln. After thinking for quite a while, I decided on President Lincoln. Would you like to know why?

President Lincoln accomplished a lot while being president. One of the achievements he's most known for was abolishing slavery. On January 1, 1863 , the president issued the Emancipation Proclamation which started a system that freed slaves in America. This of course was a very big achievement, without him who knows if slavery would be banned today.Banning slavery

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