Abraham Lincoln

Essay portion: Prompt – Abraham Lincoln was perhaps our greatest president: in a 3- to 5-paragraph MLA-Style essay (including a one-paragraph introduction with a goodopener/grabber, a transition sentence, and a good thesis statement to drive the main body of theessay...

Abraham Lincoln

One of Abraham Lincoln’s greatest attributes may have been his ability to recover and learn from failure. The quality of perseverance seemed especially useful to him as he struggled with “melancholy” (what might now be called depression). Please read...

Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, (801)

Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail, (806) Almost one hundred years separate Lincoin’s second inaugural address delivered on March 4, 1865 from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s open letter from Birmingham Jail written April, 16 1963. One hundred years is not...