Essays Tagged: "president lincoln"

Abraham Lincoln and His Battle With His Cabinet

Abraham Lincoln is regarded by many historians as the greatest president ever to stand at America's helm. This reputation is extremely well deserved, as Lincoln wa ... the Union and gain victory in the civil war, despite his fighting an uphill battle against his own presidential cabinet. Had he not been struggling against this divided government, President Lincoln ... ).In the beginning, Lincoln's secretary of state, William H. Seward, clearly considered himself the President's superior, and blandly offered to assume the executive responsibility. He entered the cab ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Nov/1996

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

Emancipation proclamation

cipation Proclamation was a historic document which led to the end of slavery in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863, during the Civil War. It declared ... in the Union army and navy. As a result, it greatly influenced the North's victory in the war.When President Lincoln called for union volunteers to go to war against the Confederacy, it was only made ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

A short essay in which analyzes rhetorical strategies President Lincoln used in his second Inaugral Adress, one month before the end of the Civil War.

ting Civil War and look forth to peace. His strategy is to convey his view with God as his witness. President Lincoln successfully achieves his purpose of contemplating the effects of the Civil War an ... seemed fitting and proper (4-5)". He lets everybody know what to expect from his second oath of the Presidential office. He is direct and relevant. In the third paragraph he reveals the reason for the ...

(2 pages) 110 1 3.7 Jan/2003

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

"Ulysses S. Grant: An Outstanding Military Figure and the Savior of the Civil War"

ty Grant was an outstanding military figure, especially during the Civil War. One may ask, "how did President Lincoln's choice of Ulysses S. Grant to command the Union army change the outcome of the C ... ular general. He fought in many different wars and battles in the Civil War before his promotion by President Lincoln on March 12, 1864 ( In the time between the attack on Fo ...

(4 pages) 101 1 2.8 Jan/2003

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

Essay on Martin Luther Kings's "I Have a Dream" speech

ps most famous speech, I Have a Dream, King's opening lines that echo and emulate their originator, President Lincoln, a revolutionary icon and legend in his own time, are the same opening words of co ...

(8 pages) 263 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

How Should African Americans view Abraham Lincoln and his actions?

Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States. In history Abraham Lincoln is portrayed as one of the greatest presi ... es. In history Abraham Lincoln is portrayed as one of the greatest presidents of the United States. President Lincoln is considered great because of emancipation and because he steered the Union to vi ... shed slavery was because he wanted to ensure that the Southern states didn't secede from the Union. President Lincoln stated "My paramount objective in this struggle is to save the Union, not either t ...

(1 pages) 53 0 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Transcontinental Railroad Important Dates. It is written like a timeline.

1853 congress expended $150,000 in hunting a feasible route. Surveys were made periodically.In 1860 President Lincoln inaugurates construction of the transcontinental railroad.President Abraham Lincol ... round at Sacramento, Calif.Congress authorizes a new Pacific Railroad Act, passed and signed by the President on July 2, 1864. This act doubled the resources made available to the railroads by the fir ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Reconstruction and the affects of it after the civil war.

e the South and reunite the Union. This interval of change was called the period of Reconstruction. President Lincoln, the incumbent directly after the Civil War, set plans for Reconstruction that wer ... f African Americans. It was the Radical Republican Party that overpowered the southern sympathizer, President Johnson, and passed laws that increased the rights of Blacks. This radical party, infuriat ...

(3 pages) 224 2 4.6 Nov/2003

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

"I HAVE A DREAM" speech analysis

ulfilled; the promise for equality, peace, freedom, justice, and brotherhood that was guaranteed by President Lincoln in his January 1, 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. In 1896, "the Supreme Court by a ...

(6 pages) 183 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The 2nd American revoultion; the civil war

ary ways of taking charge of a country during a war. Such thinking and ways includes the six things President Lincoln did with the Constitution. First of all, he ordered a blockade when it wasn't his ...

(3 pages) 95 1 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Lincoln: Justified or Tyrant?

Was President Lincoln's use of presidential and congressional powers justified, or is he the most glorif ... t to secede, rather than to sacrifice their way of life. Their fears came to a head when Republican President Lincoln was elected president. His promise that no new territories would be allowed to hav ... s the start of the Civil War. The southern fears of Lincoln were realized in many of his actions as president. First, he called for 75,000 volunteers to quell the uprising. As Congress would not be in ...

(2 pages) 46 2 3.8 Apr/2004

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

Who Freed the Slaves? a paper on how president lincoln made it possible for the slaves to be free

In recent times, people argue that the slaves were not freed by President Lincoln, but rather they freed themselves. The slaves did play a key role in attaining the ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator?

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States of America, was the man who rose to the presidency and took the steps ... n the sense that he wanted to please the majority of the population, not the slaves he was freeing. President Lincoln did sign the Emancipation Proclamation, but that didn't make him "the Great Emanci ... the end, the South was defeated, slavery was dissolved, and the United States of America lived, but President Abraham Lincoln was inaccurately labelled as the hero.While in office, Abraham Lincoln's m ...

(4 pages) 131 2 4.5 Apr/2004

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

Abraham Lincoln Assassination Thorough Description plus Assassination Source Analysis

arning an easy $20,000 annually. With such a lifestyle, why did he grow up to conspire the death of President Lincoln? Supposedly pledged towards the "right of the South" which principles were based u ... id Herold and Booth were all conspired to be connected to the death of Abraham Lincoln and the Vice President, William H. Seward, what they all did exactly has been deeply analysed by theorists and hi ...

(17 pages) 137 4 4.2 May/2004

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

State Report on Nevada

nd tourism. Nevada couldn't get into the Union any sooner because the population wasn't enough, but President Lincoln knew that the war funds were running low. So Lincoln made Nevada a state so that h ...

(7 pages) 67 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Emancipation Proclamtion how it was good

and soldiers from the Mexico-American War. The North began to worry and in Document 4, a letter to President Lincoln, Horace Greeley expressed his disappointment on how Lincoln was treating the South ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Marfan Syndrome history, symptoms, and cures, includes bibliography

lf portrayed with long digets and a curved spine, both of which are common symptoms of the disease. President Lincoln was also speculated to be a victim of the disorder. In 1991, the chromosome, gene ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hate Crimes

1999) Looking back into history, many crimes could be construed as a hate crime, yet were ignored. President Lincoln was not shot for being President or for being a white male. He was shot for his be ...

(4 pages) 128 1 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Message of the Gettysburg Address

The Message of the Gettysburg AddressIn 1863, the sixteenth President of the United States found himself engulfed by a horrific civil war and in leading his peo ... ll thought out motivational presentation. He found that opportunity with the address at Gettysburg. President Lincoln knew his people were dissatisfied with the loss of so many comrades and knew there ... oln knew his people were frustrated with the three year old war.Abraham Lincoln came into office as President of the United States of America on March 4, 1861. During the inauguration President Lincol ...

(4 pages) 131 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Who won the civil war?

urce. states do not omit themselves without reason.slavery was the most important part of that war. president lincoln used emancipation to help the union win the war. it played a predominant part in t ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science