President Abraham Lincoln : Greatest President Of American History

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Simmons 1
Natavius Simmons
Instructor Cadwallader
History 201
5 October 2014
President Abraham Lincoln: Greatest President in American History President Lincoln said the following about the South in his Inaugural Address, "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you.... You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect and defend it."(Freidel and Sidey 2006)
President Abraham Lincoln is look upon as one of America 's greatest men ever because of his tremendous contribution to America and the impact he still has on the modern world. President Lincoln’s life is one of the most extraordinary stories of challenge and triumph ever known. Lincoln came from a hard working common family who never valued education although Lincoln did and he made the best of his opportunity to obtain it when it presented itself. President Lincoln along with a few others like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died at a time when the people they served really needed them to complete their vision and see their dream realized. Lincoln will always be remembered as the President of the United States who was brave enough to command change and actually went about the works to see it through.

Simmons 2 President Abraham Lincoln was born in February 12, 1809 in a cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky. His parents were Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks

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