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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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Alan Pinkerton headed the Union intelligence service.
Just before he ran for president, he ran for Senate.
Depends on the battle. Each one was different. Gettysburg had  50,000 die in 3 days of battle.     Actually, the figures for Gettysburg were:   Killed   Union 3155 Confederate 3903   Wounded   Union 14,529   Confederate 18,735   Missing   Union 5365 Confederate 5425
Yes, There is one known photograph taken of Lincoln after the assassination, it was taken ten days after the assassination while Lincoln's body was lying in state in New York City Hall, during his funeral train procession.
Well in a way yes Abraham actually was 1809 to 1865 and the  victorian era was 1837-1901 but you have to be specific he was in  the time of it but was not related to a victorian
He kindly started a conversation with them and offered them books and most of all love and support which clearly made him the best president that's how he got along with them.
Many of the poor Irish emigrants protested the proclamation,  leading to riots when the Union instituted the draft. It gave the  Union the moral high ground so that: diplomatically, it prevented  England, France, and Spain from recognizing The Confederacy as a  sovereign nation, preventing them...
She died of milk sickness
He died in the Petersen House in Washington, D.C. He was shot April  14, 1865 and died early in the morning April 15, 1865. He was at  Ford's Theatre watching the play 'Our American Cousin' with his  wife Mary Todd Lincoln. John Wilkes Booth was the one who shot him  in the back of his head.
To rally support of the North. After Gettysburg the North was sick  and tired of the wholesale slaughter of their troops. At Gettysburg  alone they lost some 25,000 men. At Antietam 26,000 men died in one  day. Fredricksburg was a disaster. Lincoln used the address to show  that to stop the...
In a way, it did. It essentially gave the slaves freedom in the  NORTH, not the south. This encouraged them to escape to the North.  The South was basically fighting two wars, one from the inside and  one with the North. It crippled the reason they were drawn into the  war, slavery.
Abraham Lincoln was elected for 2 terms. But before he could finish his second term, Lincoln was assassinated. He died serving 4 years and 42 days, or 42 days into his second term.Four years, 1 1/2 months
Life begins under martial law, simply..when martial law isdeclared. Someone who has enough power and influence on Army togain and control over power (denying all democratic rules,institutions and practice). This usually happens in the 3rd worldcountries. Some General decides to have power...and at...
Abraham Lincoln was the United States President during the civil war. As such he was commander-in-chief of the union army and navy.
to end slavery permanently by amending the constitution.
He was pushing for gay marriage rights in southern California.
Lincoln was actually for slavery for a while. He didn't really care much about slavery problems until the early 1860s. I think he either changed his mind or he thought it would be good for his next election.
Some of Bill Clinton speeches are i dont know... Why ask.. im just workin on a project and yall arent giving me a answer?!!!
There will always be differing views about this sort of thing, but many believe Lincoln was a good president for abolishing slavery in the United States.
The phrase "E Pluribus Unum" does NOT describe the denomination of a coin.
5 000 000 000 years old :)
He said that black people should have the same rights as a white person
If you drive, it takes between half an hour and forty minutes. Depending on traffic, or more likely, tractors.
Abraham Lincoln did not own any slaves. Aversed towards the  practice of slavery from an early age, Lincoln was responsible for  its abolishment when he became president.
because he wantedto stay were he was born at wisiconsin. also wanted to plant corn on his land.they forced him to leave
Abraham Lincoln wanted to do something to help the world to be a better place
because it was named after him
How many illegal things he did as president and got away with, such as shutting off South state's trade ports, getting rid of Habeas Corpus, and allowing West Virginia to split from Virginia without a southern state joining the union at the same time.
Abraham Lincoln, shortly after turning 21, moved about 10 miles  west of Decatur in Illinois. His family set up a homestead on a  plot of land near Sangamon river.
The Abolitionist Free Soil Party merged into the Republicans in  1854 (When the Republicans were founded)
Mr. Cuyler:�I am filled with deep emotion at finding myself standing here in the place where were collected together the wisdom, the patriotism, the devotion to principle, from which sprang the institutions under which we live. You have kindly suggested to me that in my hands is the task of...
It took him 10min to say the speech..............
Abraham Lincoln is considered by many people as the best president  the United States has had. This is because of his honesty and the  compassion for fellow human beings that saw him end slavery in the  country.
John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln but there were also someco-conspirators involved with the assassination.
he died on the 18th January ,1955.
His image was put on the coin in 1909 in honor of his birth  centennial. Abraham Lincoln is generally considered to be the  greatest American president. He led the US through the Civil War  and at the time of his assassination had begun a policy of  reconciliation to reunite the North and South....
Lincoln was concerned about the borders seceding because the people in the union were crazy and let their dogs and snakes attack the rebels. now tell me you wouldn't want to secede.
Abraham Linclon lead the Civil War.
In 2010, Good Friday fell on April 2.
Booth blamed the president for the Civil War and all of the South's problems.
 JANUARY 30, 1835    Andrew Jackson  Richard  Lawrence's two bullets aimed at President Jackson misfired in  Washington on Jan. 30, 1835. Lawrence was apprehended and later  deemed insane and institutionalized.RIL 14, 1865    Abraham Lincoln    (Associated Press)   ...
General-in-Chief at the outbreak of the war was Winfield Scott.Then came George McClellan, Henry Halleck, and U.S. Grant.Four the lot.
No! Thomas Jefferson was the 2nd president
BEEP yesLike Washinton, Lincoln believed in a supreme being that guided us. He rarely refered to, "GOD" and never refered to, "JESUS".
He was shot April 14, 1865, and died April 15, 1865.
I don't think he was proud that the tree was cut down. He was proud that when asked George told the truth that he had cut it down......he did not lie.....he fessed up to doing it. Georges dad could have even seen George do it. Telling the truth is a good thing.
he was vere happy
yes of course he did he was a normal kid who worked hard in school and acheived his dream x
This topic is somewhat contentious with archaeologists working in the Pacific. The current theory suggests that Polynesia was colonised by an expansion of the Lapita people from islands in east Melanesia. It was first thought that they made have been colonised from Micronesia but this now seems...
slavery was his biggest problem
He was born February 11, 1809. Figure it out.
  One, Mary Todd Lincoln.     He had one. Mary Todd.
  * == He did not "fight" literlly. ==  * == He wanted to perserve the unoin. ==  * == He was later assasanated by Jhon Wilts Booth ==
Ford's Theater is located at 511 10th St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Most people didn't like him because he opposed slavery
Booth had timed his entry to the moment of the funniest part of the play when the audience was usually distracted by laughing. At the moment he fired, the audience af if on cue broke into laughter, cheering and applause.
abolitionist were people who were against slavery and wanted it baned.
yes- Lincoln was the President during the entire American Civil War.
 James K. Polk added the Oregon Territory and Texas to the  United States  
A small pocket pistol, the Philadelphia Deringer. Below is a link to a very good likeness of this pistol:
southern plantation owners were angry because president Abraham Lincoln had promised to abolish slavery
If It Wasn't For Him Black People Would Be Working On Plantations.
Abe Lincoln, when attending school, had to walk nine miles, one way. Now that is dedication!
Abraham Lincoln's image is engraved on the penny because he is  considered to be one of the most important presidents of the United  States. His image has been on the penny since 1909.
Abraham Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address in preparation for an  official presidential visit to the town of Gettysburg in November  of 1863. His visit was well publicized; he would be expected to  give a speech during the event; the beautifully inspiring  Gettysburg Address is what he...
Lincoln seems to be a treasure trove for medical speculation. It is suggested that he had; Smallpox ConstipationDepressionCancerMarfan syndrome (a connective tissue disorder) For those not familiar with this last disease it was noted that he: was much taller than most men of his dayhad long limbshad...
Edward Baker Lincoln died on February 1, 1850. He was then listed to have died of "Chronic Consumption," but is now thought to have died from Madullary Thyroid Cancer.   William Wallace Lincoln died Feburary 20, 1862 of Typhoid Fever.   Thomas "Tad" died July 15, 1871 with no confirmation as...
Good Friday will next fall on April 1 in 2067. Good Friday has previously fallen on April 1 in the years 1763, 1768, 1774, 1825, 1831, 1836, 1904, 1983, 1988 and 1994.
Robert (Todd), Eddie (Edward), Willie (William), and Tad (Thomas).Robert was born in 1843, and lived to have children and grandchildren, and died in 1926.Eddie was born in 1846, and died before his 4th birthday in 1850.Willie was born in 1850 and died in 1862.Tad was born in 1853 and died in 1871...
Abraham Lincoln was always community-oriented and opinionated. Hegot into politics and ran for President because he wanted to make adifference in his community.
He issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which set all slaves free. And gave all black men and women equal rights. There's plenty more that he did also..like being apart of the Civil War. Hope this helped :)
General McClellan was urged by President Lincoln to attack theConfederate capital of Richmond, Virginia. Lincoln believed thatthe fall of the Rebels' capital city would lead directly to thewar's end. McClellan also believed the rebellion could be endedquickly if the Rebel capital of Richmond was...
Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary had four children, all of them  boys. These were Robert Todd Lincoln (1843-1926), Edward Baker  Lincoln (1846-1850), William Wallace Lincoln (1850-1862), and  Thomas Lincoln, III (1853-1871).
Yes because he was the president that time.