Abraham Lincoln: A Great Leader
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Abraham Lincoln: a great leader
“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am more concerned to know what his grandson is.” -Abraham Lincoln.
Everyone knows who Abraham Lincoln is, and for good reason. He is arguably the best leader the United States has ever had. He led as a politician, a president, and in the emancipation of slaves.
Everybody thinks of Lincoln as a president, but he was a leader before his presidency too. He stared out as an attorney, but his interests in politics were strong. His first term in congress was a failure, but he returned to politics after the nation's policy had turned towards slavery. Lincoln opposed slavery his whole life. After returning to politics, Lincoln led a series of anti-slavery debates with Steven Douglas. Lincoln was never elected again to congress, instead he took his leadership to the white house.
Abraham Lincoln will always be remembered as one of the greatest presidents. He will be remembered because of his leadership through the Civil War. President Lincoln tried to stop the war from starting as best he could, but he was too set in his ideals to let the South succeed. His main priority was to keep the nation whole. Lincoln believed that he was fighting for world democracy when he was trying to keep the union together. Lincoln was a dedicated leader too,
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