Abraham lincoln was born on february 12th, 1809 in a one-room log cabin at sinking spring farm, south of hodgenville in hardin county, kentucky  his siblings were sarah lincoln grigsby and thomas lincoln, jr. While lincoln pursued his increasingly successful career as a springfield lawyer, mary supervised their growing household mary todd lincoln: a biography . Abraham lincoln was born into abject poverty 200 years ago at any other time and place, this lowly origin would have dictated his future, but in lincoln's case, his self-determination made it . Lincoln certainly survived his fair share of hardship and setbacks, but he also was remarkably successful in many different endeavors throughout his lifetime let's take a look at what this glurge leaves out:. After his mother - nancy hanks lincoln and father - thomas lincoln died, the eagerness of young abraham lincoln to learn all he could, through reading was not swayed his eagerness to learn was a positive constant in his life.
It wasn't abraham lincoln's strengths but the self-discipline with which he used those strengths for the right purpose some executives and mba students in my personal leadership & success . The result was a costly but successful war followed by a botched and even more costly reconstruction and grant had problems of his own even abraham lincoln might not have been able to . Plans for reconstruction after major union victories at the battles of gettysburg and vicksburg in 1863, president abraham lincoln began preparing his plan for reconstruction to reunify the north and south after the war’s end.
One example to quote is theodore roosevelt is one among the famous presidents’ of usa & was one of the most successful too, abraham lincoln letter to his son . Lincoln legal career timeline abraham lincoln enjoyed a successful legal career in illinois spanning nearly 25 years like most lawyers of his time, he did not attend law school. Abraham lincoln abraham lincoln, the 16th president of the united states, guided his country through the unlike most successful american politicians, lincoln .
Fact #10: lincoln was not the only member of his administration to be attacked on the night of april 14, 1865 on april 14, 1865, john wilkes booth crept into the presidential box at ford’s theater, shot lincoln in the head, and then leapt from the balcony and into one of the most dramatic manhunts in american history. Don't think you have any chance of being successful based on his past record of failures, abraham lincoln had no right to think he could win the presidency of the united states but that didn't keep him from trying, consider this this: abraham lincoln failed in business at age 21 was defeated . If you are looking for inspiration, look no further than the 16th president of the usa: abraham lincoln he wasn't an mba in fact, he failed in his attempt at running a business. Lincoln has seriously accepted his role as a commander in chief and risked his life during the civil war while leading the union to victory at the beginning, he was a commander in chief that had a little experience on the battlefield. On april 15, 1865, president abraham lincoln died from his assassin’s wounds but if john wilkes booth’s plot were entirely successful, a little-known senator may have been thrust into the white house for almost a year.
Lincoln was a very successful attorney with a large practice prior to his election as president in 1860 additionally, lincoln served four terms in the illinois state . His was a life of growth and expansion from the cradle to the grave,” recalled attorney general james speed” 114 mr lincoln learned from his mistakes – from his debt problems, from his courting problems, from his problems with language, from his problems with friends. Lincoln warned the south in his inaugural address: “in your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war the government will not assail you. The war years were difficult for abraham lincoln and his family after his young son willie died of typhoid fever in 1862, the emotionally fragile mary lincoln, widely unpopular for her frivolity .
While he did have some success in between those defeats, it is clear that had lincoln given up earlier in his career, this nation as we know it may very well not even exist today as you face setbacks in life, think of the example of abraham lincoln. Lincoln certainly survived his fair share of hardship and setbacks, but he also was remarkably successful in many different endeavors throughout his lifetime let’s take a look at what this . His background and his journey to the top of the ladder challenges us to pick something up every time we fall down and to also use our setbacks as setups for our comebacks abraham lincoln a true fighter. Did president lincoln think his speech was a failure yes share to: was abraham lincoln a success or a failure lincoln was a success because he was ranked #1 the best president.