To some, Abraham Lincoln is “Honest Abe” or the “Railsplitter.” To others he is “Father Abraham” or “the Great Emancipator.”
To still others, he looked upon with disdain and even revulsion.
The way Lincoln is remembered has evolved over time. The Bicentennial of his birth is a time to think about how our views of this historical figure have been shaped and changed.
What does Abraham Lincoln – and his legacy – mean to you? Read what others have to say, and share your own thoughts: