Abraham Licoln Outline

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Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln presidential outline I. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 and died on April 15, 1865 II. State: Lincoln was born in the state of Kentucky, and ran for president in Illinois. III. Educational and Occupational background: Abrahams step mother, Sarah, encouraged Abraham to read. It was while growing into manhood that he received his formal education (an estimated total of 18 months) a few days or weeks at a time. Reading material was in short supply in the Indiana wilderness. Neighbors recalled how Abraham would walk for miles to borrow a book. Occupationally: he was a lawyer and a former representative and president of the United …show more content…

National Banking System. They encouraged growth of a national currency and established the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as part of the United States Department of the Treasury and authorized the Comptroller to examine and adjust nationally chartered banks. The Act impacted the national banking system as it stands today and its support of a uniform U.S. banking policy. In other words, the National Bank Act of 1863 established a national banking system and uniform national currency. XI. Major Supreme Court Cases: none XII. Major Foreign Policy Decisions: A. Trent Affair (1861) - 1. The Trent Affair was an international diplomatic incident that occurred during the American Civil War. The Trent Affair reflected the uneasy state of international relations created by the war. The Confederacy hoped that England or France, even both, would come to its aid. XIII. Major Conflict of this administration: none XIV. Major social events, social happenings, or social movements: A. Emancipation proclamation (1863) – 1. The proclamation was issued by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on September 22, 1862, and January 1, 1863. The declaration highlighted freedom of all slaves within any state that did not submit to Union control and specified the states where the proclamation was to be unconditionally applied. The Proclamation included clauses that addressed rebellion and its elimination. B. Enrollment act (1863) - 2. As the