Quote of the day
Sunday, December 11, 2016. Encouraging Quotes Success
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.
The son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Lincoln had to struggle for a living and for learning.
Abraham Lincoln became the United States’ 16th President in 1861, issuing the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy in 1863.
Abraham Lincoln is regarded as one of America’s greatest heroes due to both his incredible impact on the nation and his unique appeal. His is a remarkable story of the rise from humble beginnings to achieve the highest office in the land.
As a young man, Lincoln worked a variety of jobs including shopkeeper, surveyor, and postmaster. For a time, he even split firewood with an axe for a living.
“It was a wild region, with many bears and other wild animals still in the woods. There I grew up”
Lincoln is most famous for leading the country during the American Civil War. His leadership in the North helped the country to remain strong and defeat the South keeping the country united. He also pushed for the freedom of all slaves throughout the nation.
His primary focus as president always was on restoring the United States as a single nation under the Constitution.
Lincoln’s service as president is also notable for the day of thanksgiving he proclaimed on the last Thursday of November 1864. America’s modern Thanksgiving holiday dates from that first national observation.
Abraham Lincoln Encouraging Quotes Success