Essays Tagged: "Union"

Abraham Lincoln and His Battle With His Cabinet

at America's helm. This reputation is extremely well deserved, as Lincoln was able to preserve the Union and gain victory in the civil war, despite his fighting an uphill battle against his own presi ... ght of becoming the power behind the2Presidential chair and openly opposed Lincoln's control of the Union. This made Lincoln's position as Chief of State exceedingly difficult and hindered his communi ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Nov/1996

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

How Abraham Lincoln shedded the constitution to become the greatest president the nation has seen.

it, and directed government expenditures. Most notably, Lincoln suspended Habeas Corpus so that the Union could hold prisoners without reason. Many of the vocal opponents of the war and the northern c ... like the north would lose. Lincoln had such a fierce determination to win the war and preserve the union that he was willing to do everything possible to be successful. He told the nations that he wo ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Abraham Lincoln's views on slavery from the years of 1861-1865

slavery publicized. In Lincoln's inaugural address, he asked the Southerners to remain part of the Union. A country divided in two was not something that the new president was ready to deal with. He ... g the Confederate cause. Lincoln did not want to anger the four slave slates that were still in the Union. Most northern democrats and most Republicans were against the emancipation of the slaves. The ...

(4 pages) 137 1 4.3 May/2003

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

Abraham Lincoln.

lem occurred. Many southern states feared Republican control of the government and seceded from the Union. In attempt to gain control of this huge crisis, he built up an army for the Civil War. Even t ... uilt up an army for the Civil War. Even through all 4 years of the Civil War, he stuck with his pro-Union policy. The Emancipation Proclamation was passed on January 1, 1863. He declared freedom to al ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abraham Lincoln

n in 1865. Abraham Lincoln was a great American leader for the time. His leadership to preserve the Union was remarkable, the proclamations and military commands he made were brilliant, and his amazin ... e Civil War broke out he held the country together at all costs. During the war, trying to save the Union tested his leadership abilities. He worked constantly, eighteen hours a day that left little t ...

(7 pages) 185 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Across Five Aprils.

to tell exactly what is happening. Each day the paper is full of praise or criticism for one of the Union generals, and Jethro has trouble sorting out what is actually going on.One day Jethro's parent ... le to nurse Shadrach back to health, and Matt gives his consent for the two to marry.Meanwhile, the Union army plunders the South, as General Sherman leads troops north from Savannah, ransacking and d ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator?

the steps needed to end the situation of separation by making sure the South didn't secede from the Union and continue to be a slave-owning population. An emancipator frees people from bondage or oppr ... e Civil war was started to free slaves, it was mainly started so the South would become part of the Union again. If Lincoln did nothing, the Union would be permanently severed, the war was to save the ...

(4 pages) 131 2 4.5 Apr/2004

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

1865 13th Amendment is Ratified

olly to wage such a bloody war without plans to eliminate slavery. In September 1862, following the Union victory at Antietam, Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that all slaves i ... e declared forever free. The move was largely symbolic, as it only freed slaves in areas outside of Union control, but it changed the conlfict from a war for the reunification of the states to a war f ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

By the 1850's the Constitution became a source of sectional discord, ultimately contributing to the failure of the union. This tries to disprove this statement. *AP US DBQ from 1987

ny events occurred that increased sectional tension between the Northern and Southern states of the Union. These tensions ultimately resulted in the outbreak of civil war. One thing in particular that ... owever the Constitution itself was not a source of sectional tension that caused the failure of the Union. The failure erupted generally from the issue of slavery. combination of the people in general ...

(6 pages) 100 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abe Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln: Sectional President as Preserver of the Union Abraham Lincoln, a sectional candidate whose election led to secession of the South, su ... oln, a sectional candidate whose election led to secession of the South, succeeded in restoring the Union and laying a strong foundation for its future greatness. Both Lincoln's military policies and ... s of America. Although President Lincoln lacked military training and experience, he led the Union to victory in the Civil War through decisive planning and administrative strategies. Motivatio ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.3 Mar/2005

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

Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee. Saving the Union

ert E. Lee wanted to achieve diverse goals during the Civil War. Lincoln was determined to save the Union and help the United States move into a new era. He wanted to settle the issue of slavery in th ... hey lived on. Lee fought to protect sovereignty, pride, identity, and a decision to secede from the Union. Despite the differences, both men will be heroes for American people.Abraham Lincoln created ...

(2 pages) 27 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Abraham Lincoln.

ern United States made it clear that if anti-slavery Lincoln became president, they would leave the Union. After the election, seven states declared their secession, forming the Confederate States of ... for more troops from each remaining state to recapture forts, protect the capitol, and preserve the Union. In response, four more slave states seceded by May 1861 and then two more by December. It had ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Abraham Lincoln

d it."Lincoln thought secession illegal, and was willing to use force to defend Federal law and the Union. When Confederate batteries fired on Fort Sumter and forced its surrender, he called on the st ... s for 75,000 volunteers. Four more slave states joined the Confederacy but four remained within the Union. The Civil War had begun.The son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Lincoln had to struggle for a liv ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abraham Lincoln

d it."Lincoln thought secession illegal, and was willing to use force to defend Federal law and the Union. When Confederate batteries fired on Fort Sumter and forced its surrender, he called on the st ... s for 75,000 volunteers. Four more slave states joined the Confederacy but four remained within the Union. The Civil War had begun.The son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Lincoln had to struggle for a liv ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2006

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

"Across Five Aprils" by Irene Hunt

a boy name Jethro Creighton. Jethro and his family live in southern Illinois, on the border on the Union and the Confederation. As friends, family members, and his teacher take sides in the war, go i ...

(1 pages) 589 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Abraham Lincoln's Change of Policy (1861-1862)

ling crisis of slavery and Lincoln's actions to prevent the Confederacy from gaining control of the Union, the United States. This upheaval is what led to Lincoln's marked change of policy. In his ina ... ln initially confirmed that his official presidential purpose was to aid in the preservation of the Union, not emancipation of slavery, meaning that he wanted the United States to be a whole without a ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.7 Dec/2006

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

1987 DBQ- First try at DBQ's

e only thing that did. Although some people believe that the constitution caused disunity among the union it was not the constitution itself, but many different factors like the compact theory and sla ... ernment is being unfair, it is the right of the people to overthrow it. The south believes that the Union is being unfair to them and is being tyrannical by applying laws, mostly tariffs, which cause ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jan/2007

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

Abraham Lincoln and His effect on the Civil War

r Abraham Lincoln being inaugurated President and the subsequent mass succession of States from the Union. It was only a month after his inauguration that Fort Sumter was bombarded and the war began. ... was strengthened by the hatred of Lincoln and the Hatred of the South was fueled by a worship of a Union icon, "Honest Abe".It is strange that a man deemed "moderate" in his views against the South b ...

(6 pages) 44 0 2.0 May/2007

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

19th Sentry Wars

This battle was a three day battle. It started on July 1, 1863 west of the town McPherson, and the Union corps. holding the line waiting for the eleventh corps to arrive extending the Union line fart ... tending the Union line farther north. Then the confederate side forced them self's which pushed the Union troops back to the cemetery hill, which then the town was captured by the southerners. Next Ju ...

(2 pages) 537 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abraham Lincoln

te "I believe this government cannot endure; permitly half slave and half free. I do not except the Union to be dissolved- I do not expect the house to fall- but I do expect that it will cease to be d ... lns critics. Whatever chance the Democrats had in 1864 was lost when the war at last began to favor Union cause. When ballots were casted in November the results were that Lincoln carried every state ...

(5 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History