I did wanna read biography of Abraham Lincoln,I didn't wanna know the unknown stuff,which is secret,I have no interesting in secret,especially the gossip. At the beginning of this book,Carnegie always said this or that wasn't mentioned by other book,kinds of unknown.oh,That's not what i wanna,I wanna know the whole things of Lincoln,not just the unknown side.So I said,"This stupid unknown book is not what I wanna, I am not interesting in the gossip of Lincoln,I wanna know the great man,How could he be great,I wanna know the details, the procedure". Well,I regret again that I've bought a book just by its cover.I did wanna know something about Lincoln,There are thousands of choice,many editions as Carnegie said.Then I didn't know which one I should choose,but I was not accustomed to dig in the huge information. coincidentally I found Carnegie,is known by me. I didn't have a glimpse in "UNKNOWN",I've just gotton two key words---Lincoln and Carnegie,then I did pick it up.
Maybe I didn't get what I wanna know at the beginning,however,I know Lincoln from other profile. That is OK. "it's much better worse than none".
Maybe I gotton come back to the book. Abraham Lincoln was born humble,no property,no inheritances. He didn't get well-bred, or education.He have nothing but liberty. He was a farmer, carpenter...,But he was interested in speech, he was accustomed to harangue in public and read. Then he become a lawyer, got married with a woman he doesn't like from a big family. Cargegie said Lincoln was a workaholic for flee a way from Mary Todd,his incredible wife. There is a comment that, Lincoln is the most esteem president in American history,but his wife,Mary Todd is the most absurd Mrs president ever met in American history.What interested is Mary wanted to be a Mrs president when she was a girl, she was fond of Stephen A Douglas,a politician with a bright future. Well, Douglas didn't get Mary's love. At that time, Lincoln was just a little tiny lawyer, Mary picked Lincoln. It's obvious that Lincoln did not love her, but she Married with Lincoln, then be a Mrs President. Everyone's fate, who can predict. probably we just need to insist on our faith.
Nearly all of Lincoln's cabinet are despise Lincoln for his humble origin,etc,they boasted themselves, Lincoln endured a lot of humiliate.But he is very tough, and won the second vote in 1865 for the triumph of what Yankee defeated southerner.
Did the civil war of the united fight for slave liberty.It was totally not. Did Abraham Lincoln voted for slave liberty?,It was totally not. Lincoln just spoke that the war fight for the consolidation of the united states. If it need to get rid of slavery for the unifying of the united states, for the benefit of united,then getting rid of slavery becomes a slogan, totally just as what the gossip said,Lincoln do all the things was just in order to eliminate the slavery.
Lincoln has no religion belief, On my opinion from this book, it's that Abraham Lincoln was too humble to have religion belief.
Lincoln was very nice to treat his children, He had never criticized them for their faults but appraise what they had done well. Pretty nice Papa.
Through this book, Carnegie did mention how great Lincoln is.He describes Lincoln as a average people with some advantages,such as Lincoln's patience,endure,etc. Lincoln was not a modest people, He said no great man ever be modest!
From this book, I understand that's natural for an American looks their state over than the Union.....