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Unit VII Essay

Read the Time magazine article about President Lincoln and modern politics in the U.S.:

Von Drehle, David (November 5, 2012). Lincoln to the Rescue. Time. 30-34.

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After reading the article, write a minimum 500-word analysis including no fewer than two (2) quotes from Von Drehle’s article. As you will have noted, the readings in this unit reflect U.S. struggles with democracy and social reform. Analyzing Von Drehle’s article, capture in your own words the author’s argument about what the author indicates that we could learn from Lincoln to address the fractious modern day politics polarizing some U.S. politicians and citizens.