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The paper analyzes the personality of Abraham Lincoln by his actions throughout his presidency, including the Civil War and its aftermath. The paper examines his career from a military point of view, from the perspective offered by the national strategy he conducted during the Civil War, the Emancipation Proclamation initiative and its effects, reasons and outcomes. The paper also considers whether Lincoln is similar to Otto von Bismarck, the founder of the German state.
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