The Road to the White House

Abraham Lincoln's road to the White House models the importance of never giving up.

  • 1831 Failed in business
  • 1832 Defeated for Legislature
  • 1833 Second failure in business
  • 1836 Suffers nervous breakdown
  • 1838 Defeated for Speaker
  • 1840 Defeated for Elector
  • 1843 Defeated for Congress
  • 1848 Defeated for Congress
  • 1855 Defeated for Senate
  • 1856 Defeated for Vice President
  • 1858 Defeated for Senate
  • 1860 Elected President of the United States