In our daily life, we have many people who never give up because of difficulties or disadvantaged life. They try hard to overcome difficulties and be success after all. There is a folk tale called “the rabbit and the turtle “. It was begun with one day, the rabbit was boasting his speed, and he was laughing at the turtle because the turtle was so slow. The turtle challenged him to a race and the rabbit thought this was a joke. As the race began, the rabbit raced way ahead of the turtle, when the rabbit got to the halfway point. He decided to take a short nap. When the rabbit took a short nap, the turtle kept walking. He never quit no matter how hot or tired he got. He just kept going. He won and waited before the rabbit went to finish line. Throughout the story, we have acknowledged a lesson about the result of persistence. There are famous people throughout history who made significant changes in their own life by getting over all the obstacles. Almost everyone know President Abraham Lincoln, he was the 16th President of the United Stage- one of the most famous President in the world. Abraham Lincoln had lived in poor family and his mother passed away when he was only nine. It was really a hard time for Lincoln and his struggling farm family. Lincoln really liked study but he only had one year to go to school. Event he couldn’t go to school after that because of the family circumstances but he wasn’t discouraged. He spent a lot of time in self-studying. He really liked reading books that he used too much time to read that neighbors thought he read book to avoid heavy works. In that time, books were very rare and precious. Lincoln had to walk for a long distance in order to borrow books but his love for learning was so great that he could overcome all this difficulties. All his knowledge came from books he read like the Bible, biographies, and literary books. With his love for studying and reading, Lincoln became a great lawyer. Does not give up before difficulties with achievement of working hard, Lincoln became one of the greatest Presidents in the world now. Lincoln is always a typical example for us to learn about perseverance. A man who his speeches motivate energize the world, he is the typically the result of persistence. His name is Nick Vujicic. Imagine if you did not have arms or legs, how difficult would your life would be. When Nick was born, he didn’t have both arms and legs, this is the worst pain. Throughout his childhood, Nick couldn’t go to school normal like other children. He always had to deal with the challenges of school, included bullying and self-esteem issues from other students. Also, Nick had struggled with loneliness and depression as he always questioned why he was born with no arm or leg. He couldn’t remove this question out of his mind. After a lot of disappointment and suffered discrimination from other students, Nick had tried to suicide many times; like when he was 10, he tied to drown himself but his parent’s love helps him not to do this. The most important turning point in his life was when his mother showed him a newspaper about one man who fights with a severe disability. Nick realized he wasn't the only one who has struggle and began to through over his disability. After that, Nick began to control the daily tasks of life by his self. He learned to use a computer to study, play sports; he tried to do everything like a normal person. In the first time, all works were really difficult but Nick did not give up, he always believes that everything is created by God for a reason and he want to tradition the hope to everyone, especially people with disabilities. Through many difficulties, Nick has…
To What Extent was John Wilkes Booth Solely Responsible for the
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln?
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Criterion A: Plan of the Investigation
After a failed attempt to kidnap Lincoln, a plan was made to murder him. On April 14,
1865, this plan was made successful. John Wilkes Booth is credited for this murder, but
extent was John Wilkes Booth solely responsible for the assassination of Abraham Lincoln?
Booth was a part of a small band of coconspirators…
The movie Lincoln is an American historic film, made in 2012, that covers the final four months of Lincoln’s life in politics. It shines a light on the Presidents effort to have the thirteenth amendment to the United States Constitution passed by the United States House of Representatives. This movie was highly relatable to what we have been learning and class. The movie contains instructional value, not only in history, but also in general politics. It shows the art of presidency along with the…
would have predicted Lincoln's success. On November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected as the sixteenth president of the United States. The outcome of the election directly led to the secession of seven states and ultimately, the Civil War. During his presidency he dealt with the cohesiveness of the Union and slavery.
As a political leader, Lincoln's views about slavery changed as he had to worry about the Union and all of the people within it. No longer could he view slavery as he had in his…
Many people have made conversation over Lincoln’s death disputing on if Booth and his followers had plotted to commit the horrendous crime or if Booth acted alone. Many historians believe that Booth was not alone however, due to the notes that were found on his dead body and just the plain hate of the remaining confederate sympathizers that assisted Booth throughout his entire plan. I personally…
Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809, in Kentucky, but moved to Indiana with his family when he was eight. His mother died when he was ten and both of his parents came from undistinguished families. He did not grow up with a proper education, but he was able to read and write. He married Mary Todd in 1842 and had four children, but only one of them lived to maturity.
In 1858, he ran against Stephen Douglas for the position of Senator. Lincoln did not win but he gained a reputation…
This article is about the American president. For other uses, see Abraham Lincoln (disambiguation).
An iconic black and white photograph of a bearded Abraham Lincoln showing his head and shoulders.
An 1863 daguerreotype of Lincoln, at the age of 54.
16th President of the United States
March 4, 1861 – April 15, 1865
Vice President Hannibal Hamlin (1861–1865)
Andrew Johnson (1865)
Preceded by James Buchanan
Succeeded by Andrew Johnson
Member of the U.S. House of…
January 23, 2012
Historical Research Essay:
Abraham Lincoln- Emancipation Proclamation
As the glowing sun set over the bloody fields of Antietam, the Civil War became a different War. Five days after the battle at Antietam was won, armed with pen and paper, Abraham Lincoln changed the war when he issued, one of the most important and controversial documents in America history, the Emancipation Proclamation. Congress and the northern states were urging…
Abraham Lincoln and his impact
There are seven known world wonders, but America has sculpted itself into the eighth
wonder of the world. America has been the symbol of prosperity and hope to people all over the
world. Even though America has endured many leaders, wars, and many trials and tribulations, it
rose to the challenge. During the creation of America and its upbringing to become a great
nation, many important figures paved the way to make it all possible. One man stands out before…
Abraham Lincoln was born dirt-poor in 1809 in Kentucky. Abraham grew up on the farm with his family on the frontier of Kentucky and Indiana. He began to help his father with the farm work as soon as he was old enough. Because of all his farm work he only attended school for less than a year, but taught himself to read and write. Lincoln was able to self educate himself with his hard working and determined attitude, also he developed a love for books. Growing up he tried many different…