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What were Abraham Lincoln's beliefs?
Abraham Lincoln was skeptical about organized religion, although he participated in church with his wife. Politically, he adhered to the beliefs of the Founding Fathers, especially with regard to representative democracy. ...
How could the reconstruction been different if Abraham Lincoln lived?
If Abraham Lincoln had lived, the reconstruction would likely have been very different. His beliefs would have lengthened the struggle for black equality. ...
Was there a difference in Stephen A Douglas' private and personal beliefs about Abraham Lincoln?
In correspondence to Stephen A. Douglas' friends, he indicated that Abraham Lincoln was not a radical or fanatical Republican. Douglas had admiration for Lincoln. In public, however, politics prevailed. Douglas had to paint Lincoln as an abolitionist and a divisive political figure. ...