- What is statesmanship? How does it differ from politics?
- Compare and contrast statesmanship with demagoguery.
- What civic virtues did Abraham Lincoln promote for a self-governing people? Why is civic virtue important to self-government?
- Abraham Lincoln described the Declaration of Independence and Constitution as an “apple of gold” in a “picture of silver?” What was the connection between the two Founding documents?
- How did the Emancipation Proclamation show that President Lincoln cared about both the Constitution and morality?
- How did Lincoln try to unite Americans? Why is unity an important political goal?
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