After the Civil War, some victorious Northerners pushed for retributive policies against the South. Lincoln's template of healing the national rift ("Reconstruction") emphasized not punishing slaveholders and other civilians.
US President Abraham Lincoln intended to mean that he and his administration would help the South to recover from the disastrous conditions, human and material, in which the war had reduced the same, without any feeling of revenge neither against those who had fought nor against their families.
It was during his Second Inaugural Address, given on March 4, 1865, that President Lincoln articulated the noble words, 'With malice toward none, with charity for all....' Speaking in anticipation of the imminent conclusion of the Civil War, Lincoln was hoping to infuse the nation with a spirit of reconciliation and reconstruction, so as to rejoin the South to the North in an amicable, if also slavery-free, fashion.
The statement shows Lincoln's attitude towards the rebel Southern states. Unlike some of the other people in the government, Lincoln did not want to punish the South but rather to get them back in the Union as painlessly as possible.
In the first sentence of the very last 'paragraph' of Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address.
The North would welcome the South back into the United States
His Reconstruction Plan.
The Gettysburg Address is a speech by Abraham Lincoln.
The person who delivered the Gettysburg Address in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 19th of 1863 was Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865). Serving as President of the United States at that time, a time in which North and South were engaged in the American Civil War, Lincoln's brief but powerful speech has become iconic in American society -- and even beyond.
A speech given by our 16th president Abraham Lincoln during the civil was
Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address was given at the dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, PA on 19nov1863.
By the use of this term, in the context of Lincoln's second inaugural speech in 1865, the phrase containing "malice towards none" reads as follows: With malice towards none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right...... Here Lincoln sets forth to blame no one as the "sinner" for the war. He blames not the South nor the North. Or, it can be said that he believed each of the parties to the war have equal blame.
Abraham Lincoln's most well-known speech is the Gettysburg Address.
No, people were still allowed freedom of speech. Many newspapers mocked Abraham Lincoln and what he did.
Abraham Lincoln delivered his first speech in the summer of 1830 in Decatur, Illinois, in the village square.
Abraham Lincoln's first speech did not have a name. It was a speech in a square in Decatur, Illinois, in 1830.
Abraham Lincoln was the President. The speech was his Gettysburg address.
yes he did
There were about 15,000 people at the speech!
Lincoln made the speech at the dedication of the military cemetery, not a hotel.
President Lincoln gave his second inaugual address on March 4, 1865. It was the second shortest address in US history. Many radical Republicans were offended at the speech inasmuch that Lincoln showed no malice to the Confederacy in the speech.