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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 7 years ago

Politics:Will you continue to believe the "Honest Abe" or admit he was a tyrant dictator>?

Forced Southerners to pray to Lincoln in churches if not then the preist imprisoned and churched burn down

Forced Southerners to make "Loyalty Oaths" to Lincoln if not hten executed(thousands were) and property confiscated

started an unnessacary war that cost 1 million casualties.

Arrested over 3,000 journalist for reporting against the war

Imposed Martial Law in the North

Confiscated guns in the north

Ordered the Confiscation of sliver to fund his unnecessary war

Destroyed the 9th and 10th Amendments to "save the union"

Ordered Troops to kill any Southern; women, child, and men.

Largest Mass Execution in US History(of American Indians)

Wanted to exterminate Plains Indians to make way for railroads

Gave railroad companies subsidies/corporate welfare

created the "Military Industrial complex" 90 years before Eisenhower coined the term.

Destroyed States Rights

Centrailized govt powers

wanted a National Banking system

Changed US Govt purpose to the Defense of Individual Liberty to Question for Empire

thinks blacks are inferior human beings and used them as political pawns when he was losing support for his tyrannical war, so he "freed" the salves but since he is a lawyer made sure he only freed slaves in the south, where union troops aren't occupying, while in the north slavery contuned.

He never allowed for peaceful emancipation, like so many other countries in the 1800s.

Forced High Tariffs on southern imports

illegal suspension of habeas corpus;

arresting thousands of NORTHERNERS just for dissenting from his policies, even on issues unrelated to the war;

shutting down dissenting newspapers;

arresting much of Maryland's state government on mere suspicion of pro-secessionist leanings

deporting a member of the US Congress

He said the civil war was to "save the union" aka more centralized govt, consolidation of powers.

Disallowed for the South to LEGALLY secession...

This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember it or overthrow it.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, First Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1861

Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it - Declaration of independence, July 4, 1776

FYI: I'm LIBERTARIAN, never liked bush/Obama/Romney/or any NWO Globalist puppet. FACT

USA! USA! USA!

Update:

@Bada Bing Awww! I KNOW you'll get mad when I tell you about Obama LOLLOOLOLOL XXDDD

Update 2:

@Wannabe thor, yes, seccession was legal...

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
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    I have been saying he was a war criminal for a long time

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Was secession legal?

    And why do you blame him for taxes that were imposed before he was elected president?

    I think you are unfairly demonizing Lincoln for many actions he felt forced to do to prevent the dissolution of the Union.

    Though you do fairly criticize such actions that were not necessary and were not in keeping with the Constitution.

    This would never have occurred had the South not been so beholden to slavery. And don't blather on about states' rights when the fact is that the slave states were trying to insist that every other new state be FORCED to be a slave state in order for them to keep a balance of power in Congress.

    That's what the Missouri Compromise and all that other ante bellum nonsense was about - slave states trying to force new states to be slave states - i.e. DEPRIVING THEM OF THEIR STATE RIGHT TO DECIDE FOR THEMSELVES.

    Stop re-writing history or pushing delusional fiction.

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    seriously do you realize the consequences of not doing some of these yes he made some mistakes like every president does but many of these things your attempting to cite examples of couldn't have happnened in the US especially the part about peaceful emancipation the south left the union after lincoln was elected before he was even in office the idea that somehow lincoln was at fault is absurd furthermore many of these things would have happened anyway and several did with other presidents who you aren't talking about the treatment of the indians went on through many many presidents.

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    interesting take, but can you document these accusations ? Interesting non the less.

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  • 7 years ago

    He's a god, according to liberals.

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    You can make up whatever fictional "facts" you desire.

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