Abraham Lincoln’s Presidency and Slavery

Identify, describe, and analyze a major turning point in U.S. history between the years 1400 and 1865: Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and slavery.

Before Abraham Lincoln’s presidency, slavery was a hot topic in American politics. However, without Lincoln’s heavy involvement, slavery would’ve been an issue that kept the United States divided for years to come. Why this turning point is, in fact, a significant moment in U.S. History? Describe the causes and events that led to the turning point. Analyze how this turning point changed the course of history in the United States. Evaluate the impact of the turning point on today’s society.