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Lincoln and Abolishonist

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During the end of slavery in United States, Lincoln played a big role of the Great Emancipator but was not trusted and yet so energetically vilified by the party of abolition. He did not believe in Christian religion but preferred to believe human minds and law and order was the key. Also he was not open-minded but want do things on his own way. At least he did come to conclusion on how to end slavery using the Emancipation Proclamation Act. “He was Skeptical as to the great truths of Christian religion”, says Lincoln. He was very uncertain and did not believe about the Separates’ God, but believed that human minds is impelled to action that is held over by some power that has no control. All his life he continued to keep a vivid sense of a superintending and overruling Providence that will guide and control the operation of the world. In his midlife, Lincoln had an attitude towards some of early religious skepticism because of his political tax. He attended some churches due to his political appearance and for the sake of his family reputation that were Presbyterian. The abolitionists did not like Lincoln because he was a Republican who supported the slavery in the southern states. As he continued with his presidency he joined a political allegiance, which was the Whig party that showed how Lincoln was a liberal nationalists.

Lincoln attacked a proposal that was criticized by Henry Clay how abolitionists have become enemies of the constitutional government. Once he disowned the Whig party in 1856 for the republicans he said, “ If there be any man in Republican Party who is impatient of the constitutional obligations bound around it, he is misplaced, and ought to find a place somewhere else.” He asked the followers of Stephen Douglas in 1856 not to interfere with the anything in constitution but to know that it has to be maintained since it’s the only...

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