Would you consider Abraham Lincoln's career & political involvement in American history as a source of inspiration for your own career prospects?
He was determined & strong-willed, ready to put on a fight against secessionist southern states in 1861 in order to maintain the Union in America.
He stood up for the abolition of slavery & won the fight from a certain perspective (slavery was abolished in 1864 but a legal segregationist system followed it, preventing millions of emancipated or free Black people from their civil rights: "separate but equal" & the Jim Crow Laws)
He was assassinated shortly after the victory of the North over the South, known as the American civil war (1861-1864).
Here is the trailer for Steven Spielberg's latest film simply entitled Lincoln:
This post may give you some ideas to reflect on for our unit entitled I want a successful career! How can myths & heroes influence people's careers?