Essays Tagged: "Black Hawk War"

Interview with Abraham Lincoln

rked as a storekeeper, rail-splitter, postmaster, and surveyor, then enlisted as a volunteer in the Black Hawk War and became a captain. I did many more than this, but I will just keep it simple for t ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Abraham Lincoln

He wentto school with his older sister who in 1919, died of milk sickness. Lincoln had served inthe Black Hawk war in his late teens, but found no interest so he decided he wanted to bea politician an ... going on with people fighting against and with slavery.The United States would be corrupt, and the black community today would be in ruin andin poverty. Slaves at the time of the civil war were just ...

(1 pages) 51 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858

he worked hard as a rail splitter and store keeper in New Salem, Illinois. He was a captain in the Black Hawk War, and worked in the Illinois Legislature for eight years. He was married to Mary Todd, ...

(3 pages) 60 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Abraham Lincoln

farm, splitting rails for fences, and keeping store at New Salem, Illinois. He was a captain in the Black Hawk War, spent eight years in the Illinois legislature, and rode the circuit of courts for ma ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abraham Lincoln VS. Jefferson Davis

, and had been born near each other in distance, and time. Abraham and Jefferson both served in the Black Hawk War in 1831, though Lincoln did not see any action at all. Both Lincoln and Jefferson had ... the Union, while Davis was for slavery and favored the Confederate States. When both served in the Black Hawk War, Lincoln never fired one shot, while Jefferson Davis was wounded and fought in many b ...

(2 pages) 37 2 4.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Unneccesary War Against Black Hawk

The Unnecessary War Against Black Hawk The Black Hawk war was itself only 15 weeks long and only 70 settlers and soldiers died a ... e men because they feared, and rightly so, that they were being pushed off of their hunting ground. Black Sparrow Hawk, commonly known as just Black Hawk, was not even a chief at the time. He just led ... volunteer army of 700 men, and joined with regulars under Gen. Edmund P. Gaines. Under the threat, Black Hawk withdrew and promised not to return to Illinois without permission. Not long after he ret ...

(3 pages) 336 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abraham Lincoln

he set off for New Orleans with goods from his parents land. He volunteered as a soldier during the Black Hawk War and was elected captain of his company. When returning from war, Washington tried to ... gov/exhall/featured-document/eman/emantrns.html http://home.att.net/~rjnorton/Lincoln75.html http://blackhistory.harpweek.com/4Reconstruction/ReconTimeline.htm http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/ ...

(3 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Life of Abraham Lincoln

em, he kept a store and resided as the postmaster of the town. He also enlisted as a captain in the Black Hawk War. In 1832, he became a candidate for Illinois legislature; unfortunately, however, he ...

(6 pages) 31 1 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents