Monday, September 3, 2007

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln [Feb 12, 1809 - Apr 15, 1865].

The 16th President of the United States of America ...
He served from March 4, 1861 until his death on April 15, 1865.

He was a Republican. He won the Republican Party nomination in 1860 and was elected president later that year.

He led the defeat of the secessionist Confederate States of America in the American Civil War. He introduced measures that resulted in the abolition of slavery, issuing his Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and promoting the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1865.

Ref: Abraham Lincoln, click here ...

Abraham Lincoln birthplace, a National Historic Site, click here ...

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