Challenging the process
Lincoln’s most challenging action was when he decided to fight to preserve the Union. In the end the decision to fight the Civil War resulted in the USA remaining one nation rather than splitting into two separate countries. Although Lincoln was criticized for stepping over the traditional bounds of executive power, he was faced with the greatest threat to federal authority in the history of the country (Thomas P., 2008, p. 1-17). There was immense pressure that Lincoln endured during the civil war. Lincoln felt that it was his job to protect the Union from disintegrating. His contribution in the area of freedom for the slaves was extremely challenging. Abraham Lincoln has been honored by the people for his actions…show more content… 1-32). Lincoln’s celebrity spanned the globe by the early twentieth century. A big part of the reason is to rise the United States internationally after 1865. Lincoln came to personify not only principles, but also for American power. The global reception of Lincoln thus entailed not only understanding certain political principles but for coming to terms, co-opting with or even opposing an increasingly powerful and active United States.
Enabling others to act
Lincoln in his speeches, letters, and writings first-person plural sets the tone and adds immeasurably to the impact of intended meaning. The repetition of ‘‘we’’ in the now-canonical opening lines, we are engaged in a great civil war, we are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, which performs a critical rhetorical function in establishing common ground between speaker and listener in what Aristotle first labeled enthymeme (Field S., 2011, p. 1-17). Education according to Lincoln seemed to be the most important question people would consider, for every man should have sufficient education to enable him to read the history of his own and of other countries, “By which he may duly appreciate the value of our free institutions to say nothing of the advantages and satisfaction to be derived from all being able to read the scriptures and other works, both of a religious and