Ten fun facts about Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 and died on April 15, 1865.
Lincoln got the United States through its highest constitutional, military, and moral problem while also saving the Union, eradicating slavery, starting the national government and updating the economy.
Abraham Lincoln became a lawyer, a Whig Party leader, Illinois state legislator and also a member of the United States House of Representatives.
With practically no backing in the South, Lincoln swept the North and was made president in 1860.Fact 5
His used many complex moves to remove slavery, focused on the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 by passing the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which banned slavery.Fact 6
Lincoln thoroughly oversaw the war effort, particularly the selection of top generals, including commanding general Ulysses S.Fact 7
Abraham Lincoln was a remarkably smart politician who was very involved with power issues in each state and he reached out to War Democrats and achieved his own re-election in the 1864 presidential election.Fact 8
Lincoln has been constantly ranked as one of the greatest U.S. presidents and his Gettysburg Address of 1863 is the most quoted speech in the history of America.Fact 9
6 days after the forfeit of Confederate commanding general Robert E. Lee, Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate sympathizer.Fact 10
Lincoln's was the first U.S. president to be assassinated. Go to more people facts ❯
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