Lincoln: American Civil War and Lincoln —the Impression Essay

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—The impression of view What should a president do for his citizen? Let the democratic rights spread across the country. Every citizen is equal and has the rights to make decisions. This is what the Abraham Lincoln wishes. This movie is set in the American Civil War. It shows how the president Lincoln pushes the Emancipation Proclamation into practice. Although it is tough, the great president lives up to his dream. At the beginning of the movie, I doubt about the reason why Lincoln wants to liberate the slaves. It seems that it is a political strategy which is used to win the war. However, when I continue to watch the development of the plot, I find out that it is Lincoln who is real concerned about the freedom of the black people. Either the opposition party or the protest of the Cabinet does not destroy his dream. He said that ①“we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain--that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom--and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”
Why the equality is so important? Let we think about the situation, if the black people are still the slaves. First of all, the frame of the society is unstable. Nobody wants to be driven to work by power. Moreover, the black people are also the human beings. They are born the same as all of us. No one has the rights to deprive their power of citizens. Although Abraham Lincoln does not totally liberate