Who said with malice toward none and charity for all?

Abraham Lincoln Quotes. With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.

How long was the second inaugural address?

The Inaugural address of President Abraham Lincoln delivered at the National Capitol, March 4, 1865. (Gilder Lehrman Collection) Just 701 words long, Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address took only six or seven minutes to deliver, yet contains many of the most memorable phrases in American political oratory.
  • What is the inaugural address?

    An inaugural is a ceremony inducting someone into a new position, especially the President. This word has to do with ceremonies and firsts: an inaugural or inaugural address is the first speech made by a President at a ceremony also called the inauguration.
  • What invention helped to contribute to the start of the Civil War?

    Started the Civil War. Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, a simple device that transformed both agricultural and industrial America. The gin itself comprised a rotating drum with wire hooks or ratchet-like teeth that pulled cotton fibers between the teeth of a comb.
  • How did the invention of the cotton gin impact slavery?

    While it was true that the cotton gin reduced the labor of removing seeds, it did not reduce the need for slaves to grow and pick the cotton. In fact, the opposite occurred. Cotton growing became so profitable for the planters that it greatly increased their demand for both land and slave labor.

How old was Lincoln in his second term?

The inauguration marked the commencement of the second term of Abraham Lincoln as President and only term of Andrew Johnson as Vice President. Lincoln died 42 days into this term, and Johnson succeeded to the presidency.

Updated: 2nd October 2019

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