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Abraham Lincoln

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This category is for questions and answers about Abraham Lincoln. He was the sixteenth president of the United States. He led the country through its civil war, and put an end to legal slavery. He was later assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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Bissell Street was likely named for William Henry Bissell. He was the first Republican Governor of Illinois and a captain during the Mexican War. He was also a member of the Second Illinois Volunteers. He served as governor from 1857 until hi death on March 18, 1860.
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Plantation owners and farmers, doctors, lawyers, and businessmen-all included in the variety of Founding Father occupations. Below are a sampling of the occupations from our best known Founding Fathers. At the time of the Constitutional Convention, six individuals were major land speculators, includ…
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%REPLIES% Answer The monument on Rushmore was intended to honor presidents of the United States, not founding fathers. It just so happens, perhaps not coincidentally, that two of the men everybody agrees were among the greatest presidents, Washington and Jefferson, were also founding fathers.…
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The idea had been brought up long before Lincoln. Jefferson's original draft of the Declaration of Independence contained a strong attack on slavery which would have forced the states to abolish it had it been left in, but the Southern states insisted in be removed. Although there were always people…
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Answer LEAVE and don't look back. My abusive ex boyfriend did this to me also and the abuse never went away...it only go worse! Answer I agree. Do not look back when you leave because, I am proof of my previous marriage that got worse. I ended up marrying my abuser and it got really worse. I …
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There has been a lot of debate about this subject. During the beginning of the conflict, Lincoln was still trying to find anyway to keep the Union together. He was advised by his Secretary of State to make this move without a major victory would have seemed to the outside world like the North was be…
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Lincoln tried to implement what some people have called a "10% solution". In any Confederate territory controlled by Union forces, he said that if 10% of the population took an oath of loyalty to the union then they could elect representatives to Congress. This applied even to just parts of states. …
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Lincoln felt that if he didn't fight the confederate states that the very soul of the country would be gone. He was fighting to maintain the United States as the "united" states. With the above said, here are more details. From the beginning of his political career, Lincoln stated that he believed …
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The first answer to my edit is based on sound reasoning. This edit will supplement what has already been written. The Emancipation Proclamation by President Lincoln was a strategic move to serve the his main purpose for fighting the Civil War. Lincoln always believed that the Federal Government ha…
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Abraham Lincoln did not end slavery. Congress did with the 13th Amendment. Lincoln only created the Emancipation Proclamation to "free" the slaves in the ten states (and only those states) that were still in rebellion.
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The 'compromise' lasted until the start of the Civil War. The Civil War, in essence, relates to a failure to compromise.
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Amendments to the ConstitutionSlavery would be prohibited in all territory of the United States "now held, or hereafter acquired," north of latitude 36, 30 degrees line. In territory south of this line, slavery was "hereby recognized" and could not be interfered with by Congress. Furthermore, proper…
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President Lincoln meant the great task was winning the war and to bind the nation's wounds and to bring the rebelling states back into the Union. Lincoln knew this would not be easy. He saw first hand the terrible results of the Battle of Gettysburg. Healing wounds after a terrible Souther loss ther…
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Well to be brutally honest, not one single thing. When you check the historical record you will find that Lincoln was a member of the "Back to Africa" movement which sought to have all slaves sent back to their "home country". He was also not a proponent of equal rights for blacks, though he did fe…
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The U.S. Civil War is also known as the War Between the States and the War of Secession. It began April 12, 1861, when Southern troops opened fire on Fort Sumter, a U.S. military post in Charleston, S.C. More Americans were killed in the Civil War than any other war in history. The war divided the p…
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Virtual Ports Virtual Ports are used in TCP and UDP to identify unique end-to-end connections. They are called 'virtual ports' because a single physical connector can serve multiple connections. Each side of a connection uses its own port number, which does not change during the life of that connect…
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This one could go on for pages. The two major events in our history that have increased the power of the Executive branch are the Depression, and WWII.Roosevelt instituted a number of programs (social security, welfare, etc) that should have been deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.Presiden…
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Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Washington D.C. in Ford's Theater. Actually, he was shot in Ford's Theater and then taken across the road the Peterson House, where he died, the next morning.Washington D.C.
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Hannibal Hamlin (vice president-elect). Lincoln was elected on November 6, 1860. He took the oath of office or was inaugurated on March 4, 1861.Andrew Johnson was not elected vice president until 1864.
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He wasn't talking about war, he was talking about the slaves. It was a a bible quote. And Jesus knew their [the Pharisees'] thoughts, and said unto them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand."He was saying a na…
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Answer Miscarriage is caused by many things such as: stress to the fetus, stress to yourself, and chromosome deformities, some doctors may tell you they are not sure what causes a miscarriage. Do not induce your body to miscarry at all ... this can lead to other problems if not successfull !! an…
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Abe Lincoln was the Commander in chief in the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln spent the war reading every book on war he could find. He personaly appointed the Unions top generals and through the use of the telegraph he could command battles, advise generals, and personally oversee the war all from his …
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Abe Lincoln was born in Kentucky but moved to Illinois with his family later on.  Hardin County, Kentucky (now Larue)
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He fought for preserving the union of the states and for slaves to be free. Abe Lincoln chiefly wanted to hold the nation together. His election actually caused the first secessions by Southern states because he intended to end slavery. He truly believed that we needed to remain one strong country…
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Lincoln didn't believe in slavery, but was enough of a realist to allow that the southern states should be able to keep their slaves - for mostly economic reasons. He didn't want to see slavery extended to other states or - and this is the subject of the famous "Lincoln-Douglas" debates - to the rec…
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Answer The Gettysburg Address retold Lincoln's primary themes: the nation's history as a single entity, the glory of devotion to the Union, and the valor of those who fought to preserve it.
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Potatoes,shamrocks,Ronald ReaganANSWERthe Irish republican army(IRA)GUINNESS, roy keane,and a little known fact.we invented the first submarine  First Submarine I believe that sub still holds the world's record for the longest time under water. It submerged in 1840 and we are still waiting for…
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It depends on where it was minted and what condition the coin is in. The 1888 Silver Morgan Dollar was produced in Philadelphia, New Orleans and San Francisco. According to USA Coin Book, these are the prices: Philadelphia (no mint mark): In good condition, this coin is worth about $20 up to about $…
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These "Lincoln Facing Kennedy" pennies were made by private companies mostly in the 1970's that took a normal penny and stamped a portrait of President Kennedy facing President Lincoln on the front of the coin. They were normally attached to some kind of card that listed the "Astonishing Coincidence…
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Shave your pubic hair off and crazy glue it it to your face
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The leading candidates in the Republican Party were William H. Seward from New York, Salmon P. Chase from Ohio, and Edward Bates from Missouri. Infighting among the delegates prevented a winning candidate on the first to votes, which allowed Lincoln to win on the third vote.
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Congress convenes on January 5 of odd number years. The start of the next Congress is January 3, 2017.
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The Constitutional Union Party Constitutional Union Party nominated John Bell of Tennessee for president and Edward Everett of Massachusetts for vice president. The party was organized for the United States election of 1860. It comprised old-line Whigs and remnants of the American (Know-Nothing) par…
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On April 12, 1861, America was split up into two parts. The north & the south. The North was the United States of America. The South was the Confederate States of America. The president of the Confederate States of America was Jefferson Davis. The president of the United States of America was Ab…
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I believe it is written in the Freedom Charter of the African National Congress ( ANC ) The party is currently ruling South Africa. Came to power in 1994 after the first democratic elections in RSA.   I am only familiar with such issues that pertain to the United States. However if you are re…
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People like to wrestle because it builds self esteem and sportsmanship. Also you can get fit and be strong after wrestling. It helps build mental toughness. It helps you persevere.
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He was assassinated at the age of 56. He was born on February 12, 1809. He was shot on April 14, 1865 and died on April 15 1865 which means he was 56 years and 64 days old.
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Nowhere in the US unless you can obtain a court order.
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The last African-American slaves were freed in 1927, but American Indians were still enslaved through 1934.
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Enslaved Americans of African descent were freed in various ways over time. Some were freed via manumission by their owners; others bought their freedom when possible. Other Americans who were enslaved were freed by state laws that set into motion of the abolition of slavery over time. Still others…
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Licoln was not trying to free the slavesPesident Lincoln wanted to keep slavery from spreading to the northern statesbut as the war continued on he decided to free the slaveshis first intention was to send them back to Africa but on the advise of Frederick Douglas Licoln decided against sending them…
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4trivial knowledge:This could be done with actually no pitches thrown if the pitcher comments illegal pitches -- but yes.. generally 4 pitches for balls equals a freebie
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You need to re-check the date on that note -- there were no Series of 1924 notes printed. Perhaps 1922 or 1928 or 1929? (The Treasury did not print bills with a series date of 1924 in any denomination.) Also, is it a demand note or a silver certificate or something else?
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Their were 310% plan made by LincolnWade Davis plan made by the radical republicansand Restoration Plan made by Andrew Johnson
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The end result of the Civil War was that it was afterwards written into law that no state can leave the Union; the South was virtually destroyed; the vast majority of slaves were freed (those who were in the Confederate states); afterwards blacks were awarded citizenship; the South became industrial…
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The initial war objective was to preserve the union.
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Answer Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation: conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
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they want the power to go to the national government, but i need to know about their view on slavery is.
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they trained in local army camps. they did hours of drills and exercises. most soldiers were fed fine until they got on the battlefield when their diet became more strict some went starving because the supply train could not reach themfrom Kristen
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The U.S. government finally admitted after the war that they had no business being there. JFK and Bobby Kennedy knew it and so did Martin Luther King and 1/2 of the population of the U.S.MarcyIt could have been run by the military instead of the politicians. Those who traveled to North Vietnam and a…
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In the US the 13th Amendment. Elsewhere other bills were enacted to abolish slavery locally. Unfortunately slavery is still very much a fact of life in some areas of the world.
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These coins aren't US Mint products. A private company took a genuine cent and stamped Kennedy's profile on it as a novelty item. Although this modification technically doesn't deface the coin - it's still recognizable enough to be legal tender - the modification destroys most collectible value. T…
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Abraham Lincoln was elected the president under turbulent times of the civil war. He hoped and fought to remove slavery, which made him unappealing for Presidency by the Southern states
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Answer On the evening of April 14, 1865, while attending a special performance of the comedy, "Our American Cousin," President Abraham Lincoln was shot. Accompanying him at Ford's Theater that night were his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, a twenty-eight year-old officer named Major Henry R. Rathbone, a…
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At least 90 dollars on the sixth of December 2007. The coin contains 3.583 grams of gold. If the coin is undamaged collectors will give you at least 110 dollars for it.
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Four score and seven years = 87 years.A "score" is 20. Abraham Lincoln used this phrase as a fancy way of referring to the founding of the country (in 1776) in his Gettysburg Address, the speech he gave at the dedication of a cemetery for those who died in that devastating Civil War battle.Lincoln l…
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Though slavery has been outlawed by many, if not most, countries it still flourishes in many parts of the world in various forms. So slavery has not been abolished. There are a few countries that still have slavery though not officially. In particular, slavery in the literal sense (meaning ownership…
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He didn't. He was killed at the very end of the Civil War.   Lincoln never got to live long enough to see if freeing slaves actually worked. He constantly worried about his decisions and was pressured not to free the slaves. It is said in history that Booth was hired to assassinate Lincoln a…
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Answer a score is equal to twenty, so four score is 80
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Emancipation dictionary meaning- act of freeing: the act or process of setting somebody free or of freeing somebody from restrictions. Emancipation is a term used to describe various efforts to obtain political rights or equality, often for a specifically disenfranchised group, or more generally…
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Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809
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Well if it's in good condition, then it may be worth as much as 300 dollars. It also helps if the coin has not been tainted by any chemicals or degraded due to poor handling and such. The only reason I know so much about the quality of such coins, is because I am an avid collector.
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Answer Andrew Johnson (1801-1875) of Tennessee. Served as vice-president from March-April 1865. Johnson succeeded to the presidency on the assassination of President Lincoln. Johnson would be the first president to be impeached by Congress(S.Menzel)
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1st of all, that's a really normal body weight for your age and height. you shouldn't need to diet, but tht doesnt mean you can pig out either. just keep a healthy norm. here are a couple of tips that are good for anyone to try, whether trying to loose weight or not.never eat until youre full. I kno…
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Answer The navy would blockade southern ports, so they could neither export cotton nor import much needed manufactured goods. Meanwhile, General Winfield Scott's Anaconda plan called for the separation of the West and Eastern halves by the Mississippi River and therefore would cause for a quicker…
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Answer Bulgaria was somewhat hesitant in terms of embracing market reforms. The economy suffered greatly after the fall of communism with standard of living dropping drastically. In the mid 1990s the economy improved and reforms were implemented. Economic growth has been steady and stable, ragnin…
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well i think that this question is that this is a serious question anyone person should know about our nations history!! well i think that this question is that this is a serious question anyone person should know about our nations history!! The North wanted to free the slaves and preserve the un…
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Well, he was the 16th President of the United States at that time and that made him the Commander in Chief of all the Union forces. His election as well as his determination to keep the Union together both were factors in the beginning of the war, but he definitely didn't cause it. It was something …
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An American (US) View George Bush took an oath to defend the United States from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. He is doing his best to accomplish this despite the opposition from the liberal left politicians and their supporters in the press and Hollywood. Perhaps you should get your facts …
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The south fought for there rights in beliefs more then fighting for slavary . Years before the Civil War broke out, Southern Senators and Congressmen were threatening secession due to slavery regulation. Violence was flaring all over the US, but it was not until the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1954 that …
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Abraham Lincoln freed the slavery  
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Yes.Through most of 1864, it looked as though Lincoln would lose the election because the North were not winning enough victories.
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That would have been terrible because he was the one that sent the people in to fight the war and if he wouldn't have done that we would have lost the war and that would have led to very bad things.Improved Answer: "Very bad things" wouldn't necessarily happen considering that one of the reasons tha…
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The Battle of Gettysburg, although a Union victory, cost the Army of the Potomac some 23,000 lives. It was such a large loss of lives (for both sides) that Lincoln was asked to come to say a "few words" at the dedication of a battlefield cemetery. Lincoln took the opportunity to encourage the people…
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Because he may have other women on the go and doesn't want to show any particular woman interest in case others notice. Sorry, but hes probably a cheat and they usually are. Don't email him again. Avoid him. Hes a waste of your time and your life. You cannot change him no matter how nice, pretty, ca…
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Usually each presidents can stay in office for 4 years. If the president elected twice, they get to stay in office in for another 4 years.
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Abe Lincoln wrote the Getty's Burg address for all the men that risked their lives in the war. He wrote it on an envelope. The speech was a little over 2 min.
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It's a common novelty coin, not worth very much. A 1973 penny is currently worth about 2 cents for its copper content, and one with Kennedy carved into is worth as much as someone on eBay will pay for it.
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The Kennedy counter stamp was not done by the U.S. Mint. It's a novelty coin that has no numismatic collectible value at all.
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1.... to have the black slavery gone 2.....to lead Americans 3....make a difference in the worldhe is a president honest guy
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He was the commander of chief during the civil war and becoming our 16th president and being devoted to his family. He also accomplished one of his major goals which was to end slavery, and he has his face on the five $5 bill. Abraham Lincoln made the decision to fight to prevent the nation from s…
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Lincoln tried to reestablish peace between the Union (the north) and the Confederates (the south). He offered amnesty, or pardon, to all Southerners who pledged an oath of loyalty to the United States. When 10% of a state's voters had signed this oath, Congress would reinstate the state into the Uni…
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President Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863.
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Answer Caring about the cause; remaining loyal and focused; being honest; understanding the people you work with and those that you may be fighting for (in other words, get your hands dirty and go to where the cause is and talk to them or work should-to-shoulder with them.) Never sugar-coat or mi…
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Supposedly the speech was written on the train Mr. Lincoln was riding to the dedication ceremony where he delivered it. That would have been November, 1863. Contrary to the myth that Lincoln wrote this on the back of an envelope on November 18, 1863 while on the train traveling to Gettysburg, the s…
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to free the slaves
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No. President Lincoln wasnt born until 1809. The Constitution was approved in 1787.
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in Texas the age is 16 to file for emancipation      Emancipation laws and the requirements to be emancipated vary from state to state. Many states do not even allow the emancipation of minors.
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You have to be smart enough to appreciate that what the people want from you you don't always have.
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Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the U.S he aimed to abolish slavery. He wrote the Emancipation Proclaimation, that restored peace and union control amidst the civil war it also granted freedom to many slaves.
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to end slavery in the south.
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Abraham Lincoln did not have a middle name. His parents never gave him one.
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The first state to secede from the Union was South Carolina, and it did so on December 20, 1860.
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Abraham Lincoln was 51 years old when he was first elected President of the US, in November of 1860. He was 52 when he took office for his first term.
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Abraham Lincoln died at 7:22 am on April 15, 1865 at the age of 56. He died in a house across the street from Ford's Theater in Washington DC where he was taken after being shot during a play the night before.
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President Abraham Lincoln at 6' 4" has been our tallest president to date.
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