His legacy would be that he was a courageous man with guts for freeing the slaves and treating all men equal. There were 15 presidents before him that had the same opportunity to make a huge difference for all mankind but chose to ignore it.
He was the first president to to take a stand about equality for all people no matter what their color or nationality. I give him all the credit in the world for doing that. There were 15 presidents before him that could have made a difference in equality but chose not to.
Is it true that Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, and Edwin Booth had Syphyllis? How did they cure it back then and what were the symptoms? I have read so many times about the three of them having this disease I'm wondering if it's true.