New Salem who made a difference in Lincoln’s life while he was there?

Each week, three questions will be provided for you to answer. Answer at least one of the below questions with a well-thought response (usually, this will be a response that is two-three paragraphs in length)
Who were some of the people in New Salem who made a difference in Lincoln’s life while he was there?
Why do you think Lincoln had such a hard time dealing with women? And why did Lincoln seem to have less trouble in forming a relationship with Ann Rutledge?
Compare Abraham Lincoln when he arrived in New Salem to Abraham Lincoln when he left New Salem — what aspects of his life and personality had changed most dramatically?
How does Lincoln’s letter “To the People of Sangamo County” illustrate Lincoln’s political thought?
CHAPTER 1 PG 11-16
CHAPTER 2 PG 1-8