Lincoln’s Famous Failures

Famous Failures Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln’s Famous Failures

1832 Lost job

1832 Defeated for legislature

1833 Failed in business

1834 Elected to legislature

1835 Sweetheart (Ann Rutledge) died

1836 Had nervous breakdown

1838 Defeated for Speaker

1843 Defeated for nomination for Congress

1846 Elected to Congress

1848 Lost renomination

1849 Rejected for Land Officer

1854 Defeated for Senate

1856 Defeated for nomination for Vice-President

1858 Again defeated for Senate

1860 Elected President

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