Archive for August, 2012

Abraham Lincoln’s Perseverance

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

* 1835 Sweetheart died
* 1836 Had nervous breakdown
* 1838 Defeated for Speaker
* 1843 Defeated for nomination for Congress
* 1848 Lost renomination
* 1849 Rejected for land officer
* 1854 Defeated for U.S. Senate
* 1856 Defeated for nomination for Vice President
* 1858 Again defeated for U.S. Senate
* 1860 Elected President