How, in this day and age, can anyone still praise and worship Abraham Lincoln? He was a traitor, tyrant and despot.
By Lincoln's own admission the war was not about slavery. If it was, why were there still over 420,000 slaves in the Union AFTER the South seceded? Why were they not freed? Union generals Grant and Sherman owned slaves (Republicans), and Grant did not set his free until after the ratification of the 13th Amendment, eight months AFTER the war was over.
Lincoln violated the Constitution on numerous occasions. He shut down Northern newspapers that disagreed with his illegal war and imprisoned about 40,000 political prisoners. His illegal invasion of the South was for the continued collection of excessive tariffs, to steal the natural resources of the South and to implement a strong, centralized government. He destroyed the republic, by his own admission.
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The Lincoln myth was born right after he died. If you would read "Facts and Falsehoods Concerning the War on the South 1861-1865" by George Edmonds, you would learn some real truth about our history. Marxist rewritten history has been passed off as truth since Reconstruction. The "news" media, Hollywood and the government all portray Lincoln (who was an atheist) as some great saint. He cared nothing for the black race, as is evident by his numerous quotes.
You need to stop swallowing the Marxist Kool-Aid about the War of Northern Aggression and learn the truth about our history.