Abraham Lincoln's Accomplishments

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My American Hero, would have to be Abraham Lincoln. He was the president of the United States of America from March 1861 to April 1865 before getting assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865. Abraham Lincoln was one of the truly great men of all time. Some of Abraham Lincoln’s accomplishments as the President of the United States include the following; he preserved the American Union during the Civil War and he proved to the world that democracy can be a lasting form of government. Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and many of his other writings and speeches are classic statements of democratic beliefs and goals. In conducting a bitter war, Lincoln never became bitter himself. Lincoln showed a nobility of character which continued