Abraham Lincoln Essay Topics

Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address

The United States Civil War was initially clashed to bring the rebellious South back in to the Union according to Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address. In his speech Lincoln says, “..to saving the Union without war,” he means here that at his first inaugural address, everyone was trying to desperately avoid a civil war, but… View Article

Abraham Lincoln: Civil War President

“I am naturally anti-slavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong.” Abraham Lincoln What seems to be very superficial about the nature and character of Abraham Lincoln proves to be quite profound after an extensive investigation of his life. Mystifying his contemporaries and modern historians alike, the numerous volumes of scholarly research over the… View Article

Evil Paper: Abraham Lincoln Assassination

Thesis: The Abraham Lincoln Assassination was a horrible and tragic event, and the way the country was so strongly divided up at that time affected the way the events of the assassination played out before, during and after the evil event. Topic Sentence: Much before the assassination, the Union and the confederacy were strongly divided… View Article

Rhetorical Analysis/ Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863 Abraham Lincoln gave a reverent and humbling speech for the soldiers who had given their lives at the battle of Gettysburg for the reform and advancement of the country. He states that the brave men who here gave their last full measure of devotion” should be highly esteemed for the sacrifice… View Article

A House Divided Speech Analysis

If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fifty year since a policy was initiated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting and end to slavery agitation. Under the operation… View Article

Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln as Wartime Leaders

There are both similarities and differences between President Abraham Lincoln, leader of the Union, and Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States, as leaders during the conflict of the Civil War. These two war heroes lived parallel lives at birth. Both native Kentuckians, Abraham Lincoln was born February 12th, 1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky and Jefferson… View Article

The Heabas Corpus and It’s Evolution

An ancient law writ which detains aliens of war in a detention facility by the Supreme Court’s expanded jurisdiction leaves those without knowledge of the Habeas Corpus Act means to understand what the act entitles, its originality, and the evolution. The word habeas corpus in the Latin language means “you have the body”, which represents… View Article

Abraham Lincoln – Symbol of the unlimited possibilities

There are few men whose characters are so extraordinary that they can be credited with saving a nation. The 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln was one such man. More than one hundred years after his assassination, ‘Honest Abe’ as he has become known, shows no signs of losing his touch. He sits… View Article

Film Appreciation – Abraham Lincoln : Vampire Hunter (2012)

1. Presumed and inferred event. Synopsis Abraham Lincoln who is the 16th President of the United States of America, happens to stumble upon the plans of the vampire clan who wanted to overthrow and take over the country in order for the clan to grow. The story evolves around Abraham who wishes to stop the… View Article

The Lincoln Movie

The movie Lincoln is a historical film that produced based on the final chapters of America’s famous former president Abraham Lincoln. The movie describes some of the challenges that Abraham Lincoln passed through during his era as the President of the United States of America. The movie focused on the obstacles that his administration went… View Article

Major Historical Turning Points

In this paper I will identify two major historical turning points in the period from 1865-1900. I will analyze the impact that these turning had on America’s current society, economy, politics, and culture. I will describe two ways the Reconstitution period may have been affected if President Lincoln had not been assassinated. Finally, I will… View Article

America 1864 Election

Abraham Lincoln won the election in 1864 against George B. McClellan because after the war he was greatly respected by many people and thus gained favor over George. He was a great man but at the time nobody knew that. He was disliked by many for his failed attempts at winning the Civil war. The… View Article

Lincoln Assassination

A day that will live in infamy, oh wait that was already used once before. The assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the passing of a great President. A time rife with much mixed emotion amongst a nation divided and of great change for the American people. Lincoln brought the American nation out of a brutal civil… View Article

Reflection on the Movie Lincoln

Lincoln Reflection Lincoln, directed by Steven Spielberg, is a historical drama that follows the political aspects of the last four months of the American Civil War and Lincoln’s life as Lincoln strives to gain ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which would bring an end to slavery and unlawful involuntary servitude in the… View Article

Polk’s Declaration of War with Mexico

Many believe that James K. Polk’s declaration of War with Mexico was a justifiable action. On the contrary, a more sound argument can be made using Lincoln’s “Spot Resolutions” and Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience”; stating that Polk deliberately proclaimed war in order to expand United States’ territory and slavery. Abraham Lincoln used his “Spot Resolutions” to… View Article