How Civil War Had Taken A Toll On Abraham Lincolns Health.
Part II: BODY STRUCTURE What are the factors that contributed to Abraham Lincoln’s declining health, both physically and mentally? The overall prolonging of the war, after the initial belief, that the war would be over very soon. President Lincoln had a series of incompetent generals. A series of losses at the beginning of the war was weakening the people’s faith in Lincoln’s ability to win. Including his own cabinet. Political turmoil at home: His campaign for re-election. What would happen if Lincoln lost in getting a 2nd term? -His plans to end slavery for good, furthering the improvement of black citizens, and re-unifying the Union would fail. The loss of his Son Turning point in the war might have lifted his spirits and potentially improved his health when victory was within arms’ lengths. Conclusion: In restating what was said before but now i will remind the reader that these factors, A, B, C… accumulated to prove my point, Lincoln failing heath was contributed to these factors as the war prolonged for four years until the point when Union was sure to win. use what sources needed. Use subtopics