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He won most of his 250 cases before the State Supreme Court over the next several years. In 1839, the successful young attorney and politician met Mary Todd, the daughter of a wealthy Kentucky family. After a rocky, on-again off-again courtship, they were married three years later. They eventually had four sons together, although only one of them survived to adulthood: Robert Todd (1843–1926), Edward Baker (1846–1850), William “Willie” Wallace (1850–1862), and Thomas “Tad” (1853–1871). S. House of Representatives.

Robert E. Lee took these lessons to heart. By young adulthood he was known as a person of deep religious faith and a strong sense of honor and integrity. S. Military Academy at West Point, the finest officers’ training school in the country. Determined to restore his family’s reputation, the young cadet worked and studied very hard. He posted excellent grades and conducted himself so well that he did not receive a single demerit (a critical mark given to students who violate any of the school’s many rules on conduct and appearance) in his four years of study at the academy.

The effort to carry that plot through will be persistent and long continued,” he said. ” Upon receiving the Republican Party’s official nomination for the Senate, Lincoln gave a controversial speech that made headlines across the country. Some people, especially in the South, felt that he was calling for a war over slavery. “A house divided against itself cannot stand,” he stated. “I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved—I do not expect the house to fall—but I do expect it will cease to be divided.

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