Vote for honest Abe
Lincoln was a former Whig, a member of the House of Representatives from 1847-1849 where he opposed the Mexican war. He ran for United States Senate on the Republican ticket in 1858. He lost but gained national recognition.
Fear the beard
View on slavery
Opposed the spread of slavery in any form of the new territories
Views on secession
- physically the states cannot separate.
- secession is unlawful
- A government that allows secession will disintegrate into anarchy.
- that americans are not enemies, but friends
A change in history
if Abraham Lincoln never became president then slavery still might exist in today life