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Powerful Presidents- Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln is known to many as one of the strongest presidents of the United States He used his presidential powers beyond the level of what other presidents had done before Succeeding presidents after Lincoln had powers passed onto them because of how strong presidents just assumed them and acted upon their will and judgment By doing so presidents like Abraham Lincoln had strengthened the role of the executive branch and the president Lincoln had strengthened his powers as president during a time when it was greatly necessary he did so during the Civil War It was a difficult time and despite what others including his cabinet thought he made decisions that he felt were just and good for the country During the Civil War important decisions had to be made and Congress was not in session Decisions had to be made to confront the many problems occurring during the Civil War He suspended certain constitutional liberties in order to make the required decisions He had spent funds that Congress had not appropriated and blockaded Southern ports Also he banned treasonable correspondence from the United States mails Lincoln had done this under his title of commander in chief His responsibility was to take care that the laws be faithfully executed Lincoln also did things which cant be done by presidents today He had officially declared war on the South without a formal declaration The formal declaration would mean he would go through Congress and he would have to wait for them to approve However he went ahead and declared war on the Confederates This act by Lincoln ultimately caused many deaths in the Union and the Confederacy but it was what was needed to end the division between the United States Through his decisions Lincoln had ended the Civil War and reunited the Union and the Confederacy President Lincoln further showed how he showed and used his
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