Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. Lincoln entered office at a critical period in U. S. history, just before the Civil War, and died from an assassin’s bullet at the war’s end, but before the greater implications of the conflict could be resolved. He brought to the office personal integrity, intelligence, and … Read more

With Malice Toward None

Stephen B. Oates is a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the author of eight other books, including The Fires of Jubilee and To Purge This Land with Blood. His task in this biography was to perpetuate Lincoln as he was in the days he lived. His purpose of this biography … Read more

American Civil War

The issue of slavery became the over-riding cause of sectionalism, which inturn lead to the Civil War. This was validated by historians like James M M. Mcpherson Slavery is central to the creation of sections. and, to a degree, B. Catton It [Slavery] was not the cause of the war but unquestionably the one cause … Read more

Leadership

Leadership applies first of all to the performance of leaders. This is undoubtedly one of life’s most critical things. Leadership has above all contributed to the development of human society. No company or community will succeed without good leadership. Not everybody has this price, moreover. It is because successful leadership requires certain essential features. First … Read more

Closing Year Of The Civil War

The American Civil War was one of the largest in world history. The number of American lives lost in this war had never been heard of, nor has it been. The fighting that took place tore our nation apart and we still feel the effects 135 years later. This war is so widely written about, … Read more