Is Abraham Lincoln a Good Person?

Created by Cheryl Denise Dawson on Nov 17, 2012

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Cheryl Denise Dawson

Lexington, KY

#1 Nov 17, 2012
Of course he wuz. A great man. The greatest. Thomas Lincoln made Abraham a slave for some neighbor farmer of his, in order to pay for Thomas's debts, and being a slave to somebody else created a massive resentment inside Abe Lincoln, against slavery. Lincoln's cabin isn't really the cabin Lincoln was born in, even though his cabin has been taken like Jesus Christ's manger, who had humble origins. Also, I heard Lincoln had 3 male lovers. Lincoln also passed the Homestead Act, where tracks of land 160 acres large were given to Americans who wanted it. That's straight up socialism. That's land reform. That's redistributing the land, and shouldn't our society be an agrarian society, like how Jefferson envisioned? Or not? Maybe?

Anyways, Lincoln is credited with freeing the slaves, and he did the biggest part in freeing them, even though blacks wouldn't actually get their freedom until the 1960s.

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#2 Nov 18, 2012
That was a rather random question to see on topix lol
Cheryl Denise Dawson

Lexington, KY

#3 Nov 18, 2012
Yeah, so wats ur verdict? Good or bad?
spartan

Louisville, KY

#4 Nov 18, 2012
Cheryl Denise Dawson wrote:
Yeah, so wats ur verdict? Good or bad?
Considering that he's long dead,and history lies to us as much as politicians do,,,I can't claim to know.Anyway,,,what's your verdict???
Little Turtle

Lexington, KY

#5 Nov 18, 2012
I said Abe Lincoln was a good man. I like the land redistribution plan, and even if it was political, the Emancipation Proclamation sent about eventually freedom. John Wilkes Booth messed up though, and made Lincoln into a martyr, so who knows how he would have handled Reconstruction. I think it would have been better, but Lincoln did say that whites were superior to blacks, but who knows if he was just being a flipfloppin Mitt Romney (U no how those Republicans be).
American

Frankfort, KY

#6 Nov 18, 2012
Yes he was a great man,he was a man that followed Gods word and he wasn't a homosexual. He was the the one that believe all men were created equal and he was the one that freed the black man from slavery which I do agree with but the way some of them have been acting lately he should have left them there.
John Masters

Lexington, KY

#7 Nov 18, 2012
Lincoln was gay. He was with 3 men. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/15/abra... http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2012/11/0... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexuality_of_Abr...

Following his move in 1837 to Springfield, Ill., a young Lincoln shared a bed for several years with Joshua Speed, and he continued a lifelong correspondence with him after, according to Slate.
Tamika

Ft Mitchell, KY

#8 Nov 20, 2012
it because of mr lincolns and dr king that we blacks be above you whites now.
Abraham Owen

Lexington, KY

#9 Nov 20, 2012
mr lincolns? shut up dude... ur too funny

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