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Unformatted text preview: Lincoln certainly wouldnt see eye to eye on race today, but they could yet become soul mates on wielding power for the greater good. Honest Abe or as Ward would like for you to believe Dishonest Abe had different viewpoints on politics than Obama, but improving our nation was his overall goal. When Lincoln asserted, If I could save the union without freeing any slave I would do it but in contrast states, if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it, he demonstrated a great leader who would do anything to save our weak and feeble nation. So what if Lincoln didnt agree with the black race being in superior positions? It has happened; therefore, we should stop focusing on the unfortunate events in the past and look towards a future of change....
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2009 for the course ENGL 9455 taught by Professor Johnd.griner during the Spring '08 term at Valdosta State University .
- Spring '08