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Evaluatehis arguments, assesstheir strength and validity, and determineif Mr. Lincoln makes a solid argument. A one page essay is required. References to the document are expected; place all quotes in quotation marks. Make certain to include a concluding statement.Abraham Lincoln made a speech when he was first elected as President. He wanted to address the country that he was going to start leading. “Perpetuity is implied, if not
expressed, in the fundamental law of all national governments.” The phrase “Fundamental law of all national governments” emphasizes that we aren’t all that different after all. This would later be his attitude towards other things, like slavery. Slavery is the idea that it’s cool and respectable to own other human beings. Slavery is pretty racist to be honest, even though some white people were slaves. Looking at you, Ireland. Slaves weren’t treated too well, they were brutally beaten by their masters often. That’s why Abraham Lincoln emancipated them. He didn’t want a war though. “and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority of the United States, are insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances.” Abe was more of a pacifist, he thought words could sew the Union back together. He wanted to bring everyone together; it didn’t work,