Movie Reconciliation And Reconciliation

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Lincoln is an excellent film to connect with negotiation. Lincoln spends the duration of the film trying to negotiate with and convince his fellow house members to pass the Emancipation Proclamation so that slaves could be free and so that the Civil War would end. The decision of whether or not to pass the Thirteenth Amendment created the conflict that took place between everyone in the United States. Everyone wanted the war to end, but not everyone wanted slaves to be free. However, when it was known that the war would only end if slavery was abolished this permitted officials to change their mind and end slavery. Through the examination of negotiation, possible third-parties, as well as, forgiveness and reconciliation this allows a clear…show more content…
Of course, after the passing of the Thirteenth Amendment many people were upset that slaves were now free, they still did not believe that black people should have the same rights as white people. Many of the congressmen were outraged that the amendment passed, while many were thankful. The congressmen who were unhappy about the passing of the Thirteenth Amendment had to either forgive or reconcile their differences because there was no turning back now, what was done, was…show more content…
There are times when people are too proud to verbally express their feelings, therefore, they express them through their nonverbal cues or gestures (Hocker & Wilmot, 2014, p. 323). Specifically, this was seen when the Congressmen and men from the Confederacy came up to Abraham Lincoln and pulled their hats down and brought their head down towards Lincoln to show that they have reconciled their differences and still respect him as their President. Most importantly, a reconciliation technique that should be implemented for those who were unable to forgive or reconcile is to take part in the strand of forbearance. “To forbear means to refrain from revenge or punishment,” it is true that not everyone can forgive or reconcile their differences, but getting revenge does not help end the conflict (Hocker & Wilmot, 2014, p. 334). Allowing oneself time to think everything through and discover how they can live under new circumstances, such as black people being equal to them is the best way to refrain from increasing
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