American Mind–Civics Class–Part Two

Part Two of my series on Civics…..Learn Stuff! chuq

Gulf South Free Press

This is my little classroom to try and help or maybe even explain what the American Mind is all about…..

To help Part One can be accessed here…..https://gulfsouthfreepress.wordpress.com/2020/07/13/american-mind-civics-class-part-one/

Part Two is about a Moral Society and the thoughts of Pres. Lincoln…..during his tenure as president he had to face something that would have destroyed lesser men….the American Civil War…..

Abraham Lincoln was the most thoughtful and eloquent of American presidents, in some ways the philosopher-poet of the American political order. His prudent and principled leadership allowed for both the preservation of the Union and the abolition of slavery. As Lucas Morel capably shows, Lincoln drew on the wisdom of the American Founding in opposing slavery and working for its gradual abolition. He stated his political Golden Rule in a note he wrote to himself in 1858: “As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master.”…

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