Can We Talk About That?

November 22, 2009

Failure…

Filed under: Blogroll — canwetalkaboutthat @ 5:51 PM

Lincoln1831 – Lost his job
1832 – Defeated in run for Illinois State Legislature
1833 – Failed in business
1834 – Elected to Illinois State Legislature (success)
1835 – Was engaged to be married – Sweetheart died
1836 – Had a total nervous breakdown – Was in bed for six months
1838 – Defeated in run for Illinois House Speaker
1843 – Defeated in run for nomination for U.S. Congress
1846 – Elected to Congress (success)
1848 – Lost re-nomination
1849 – Rejected for land officer position
1854 – Defeated in run for U.S. Senate
1856 – Defeated in run for nomination for Vice President
1858 – Again defeated in run for U.S. Senate
1860 – Abraham Lincoln Elected President (success)

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