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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (i/ˈbrəhæm ˈlɪŋkən/; February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, paved the way to the abolition of slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.

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There are a lot of really weird coincidences between Lincoln and JFK.

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Lincoln; A Fierce Competitor and Wrestler

Abe's long limbs gave him an advantage over his multiple opponents.

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Storyteller Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln LOVED storytelling and jokes! He described laughter as “the joyous, universal evergreen of life.” Interesting article. Here's where I got the pic from: opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com

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Pres Lincoln focused on the things of truth and equality to all. I do find it ironic though since his teeth were made out of ivory pearl mixture

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Most people believe that President Lincoln sported a beard for the majority of his life, but in actuality he spent most of his life without facial hair. He only began growing his whiskers in 1860, during his run for president.

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History Channel on Lincoln Short and Sweet

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I was awake on Friday , August 26th at 1:30 am when the breaking news that someone splashed green paint on Lincoln's Memorial spread the web so this article was nice to read and a great memoir of why we admire Lincoln so much.

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Abraham Lincoln was the tallest President at 6'4"

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