Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. viewed the law through different lenses – but ultimately wanted similar outcomes. After reading President Lincoln's public address and King's Letter from a B

Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. viewed the law through different lenses – but ultimately wanted similar outcomes. After reading President Lincoln’s public address and King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail – I want you to think about how despite their different views – the end goal was largely the same. So how did Lincoln and King view the law and how do both of their perspectives remain relevant today? In answering this question, I want you to consider how Lincoln and King might perceive the contemporary issues facing the country. 

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