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In the Words of Lincoln

Summary: An analysis of Lincoln's controversial views on slavery using his quotes and historical context.
Lincoln's complex character allowed him to navigate between the North and the South so that he always stood for America. This was very pro-union of him, but to balance it out, Lincoln never actually freed the slaves, he never gave them rights, but he did try to bring the South around. Lincoln led a civil war that contradicted and revolutionized almost half of 1860's American thinking. Not only did he lead a war about both unity and slavery, but he managed to do it without ever fully taking one side over the other. Lincoln faced threats head on, all while avoiding conflict with his enemies. Lincoln's motivations all led to the fact that he wanted unification of the Union and the Confederacy; he never wanted succession in the first place. "My paramount object in the struggle is to save the Union, and is not either...

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