1. Lost his job2. Got defeated for legislature3. Started business and failed4. Wife died of a fatal disease5. Experienced nervous breakdown1.Contested in election for speaker in legislature and lost1.Tried for nomination in a political party and lost8. Applied for post of land officer and didn’t get it9. Contested for senate and lost10. Contested for vice president and lost11. Again contested for senate and lostAND TWO YEARS LATER…..
GOT ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF AMERICA