Abraham LIncoln. Mrs. Chen; 8 th grade U.S. History. Background. February 12 th , 1809 – April 15 th , 1865 Self-educated Kentucky lawyer; Whig Party 6’4”; Married to Mary Todd Lincoln; 4 Sons
Mrs. Chen; 8th grade U.S. History
A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other.
…but let us judge not, that we be not judged
…let us strive on to bind up the nation’s wounds
…to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphans…