He led the nation through the Civil War and helped bring an end to slavery. But how would Abraham Lincoln respond to some of our country’s most pressing contemporary political problems? In conjunction with the release of the feature film Lincoln, Participant Media, TakePart's parent company, asked 1,000 Americans what they thought the 16th President would do. Click on the infographic to check out their responses.
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