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  Abraham Lincoln: The Lincoln Institute provides support to scholars studying the life of Abraham Lincoln.
Lincoln’s August 1859 visit was to examine land that had been pledged by Chicago attorney Norman B. Judd as collateral for a loan from Mr.
Abraham Lincoln was a Kentuckian — but that did not help him much in his dealings with his native state.
Lincoln’s selection as the Republican presidential nominee in 1860, he had never given a speech in the state.
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  Abraham Lincoln - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lincoln was born in a one-room log cabin on the 348 acre (1.4 km²) Sinking Spring Farm in the southeast part of Hardin County, Kentucky, then considered the frontier (now part of LaRue County, in Nolin Creek, three miles (5 km) south of Hodgenville), to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks.
Lincoln was named after his deceased grandfather, who was scalped in 1786 in an Indian raid.
Lincoln was the leader of the "moderates" regarding Reconstruction policy, and usually was opposed by the Radical Republicans led by Thaddeus Stevens in the House and Charles Sumner and Benjamin Wade in the Senate (though he cooperated with those men on most other issues).
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Abraham Lincoln   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Lincoln is most famous for his role in ending slavery in the United States with the enactment of the Emancipation Proclamation as a pragmatic war measure which would set the stage for the complete abolition of the institution.
Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in a one-room log cabin on 348 acre (1.4 km²) Sinking Spring Farm in the Southeast part of Hardin County, Kentucky, then considered the frontier (now part of LaRue Co., in Nolin Creek, three miles (5 km) south of Hodgenville), to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks.
Lincoln was chosen as the Republican candidate for several reasons: because his views on slavery were seen as more moderate; because of his Western origins (in contrast to his main rival for the nomination, the New Yorker William H. Seward), and because several other contenders had enemies within the party.
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 Lincoln, Abraham. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Lincoln worked hard for the election of the Whig candidate, Zachary Taylor, in 1848, but when he was not rewarded with the office he desired—Commissioner of the General Land Office—he decided to retire from politics and return to the practice of law.
Lincoln challenged Douglas to a series of debates (seven were held), in which he delivered masterful addresses for the Union and for the democratic idea.
Lincoln himself made some bad military decisions (e.g., in ordering the direct advance into Virginia that resulted in the Union defeat at the first battle of Bull Run), and he ran through a succession of commanders in chief before he found Ulysses S. Grant.
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Abraham Lincoln or Abe Lincoln was born in a log cabin on a farm in Kentucky.
Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln in 1842, when Abraham Lincoln was 33 and Mary Todd (Lincoln) was 23.
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was the first and perhaps the only one to become a true martyr to the cause of democracy.
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 The History Place presents Abraham Lincoln
In December, the Lincoln family crosses the Ohio River and settles in the backwoods of Indiana.
In Autumn, Lincoln is appointed Deputy County Surveyor.
On May 22, Abraham Lincoln is granted U.S. Patent No. 6,469 (the only president ever granted a patent).
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 Biography of Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln warned the South in his Inaugural Address: "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war.
Lincoln won re-election in 1864, as Union military triumphs heralded an end to the war.
The opposite was the result, for with Lincoln's death, the possibility of peace with magnanimity died.
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On Feb. 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln was born.
Lincoln emerged on the national political scene through his debates with Stephen A. Douglas.
Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation was a document that inspired anti-slavery sentiment, but it only freed slaves in rebellious areas.
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 Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site - Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site (U.S. National ...
An early 19th century Kentucky cabin, symbolizes the one in which Abraham was born.
The Lincoln family lived on 30 rented acres of the Knob Creek Farm from the time Abraham was two until he seven years old.
The Sinking Spring Farm, where Abraham Lincoln was born, received its name from a spring on the farm, the sinking spring.
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 Abraham Lincoln Assassination   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Abraham Lincoln to bodyguard, William H. Crook, on April 14, 1865.
Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln, Abraham's stepmother, upon being told the news of the assassination.
Mudd by Nettie Mudd, Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Osborn H. Oldroyd, Alias 'Paine' Lewis Thornton Powell, the Mystery Man of the Lincoln Conspiracy by Betty J. Ownsbey, The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators compiled and arranged by Benn Pitman, A.
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 Abraham Lincoln Research Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
NOTE: The three main sections of this website are the Abraham Lincoln Research Site, Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination, and the Mary Todd Lincoln Research Site.
The oil painting of Lincoln is by artist and sculptor Richard R. Miller.
Abraham Lincoln, in a brief biographical sketch, December 20, 1859.
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 Abraham Lincoln Online -- Your Source for Lincoln News
Lincoln is nominated for Vice President at the first Republican national convention but loses to William Dayton.
Stephen Douglas, a political opponent of Lincoln, is nominated for President by the Democratic National Convention.
--Charles Sumner's Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln, June 1, 1865
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 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission : Home Page
On April 27, 1861, President Lincoln, concerned that Maryland might secede and thus leave Washington surrounded by enemy territory, suspends the writ of habeas corpus in parts of that state.
A gift towards the celebration of the Lincoln Bicentennial makes the statement that Lincoln and what he stands for — freedom, equal opportunity and democracy — will be celebrated, cherished and enjoyed now and by future generations.
Bicentennial planning includes a kick-off at the Lincoln Birthplace in Kentucky on February 12, 2008, arts programming, a re-dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in May 2009, an on-line educational resource center, nationwide traveling exhibitions, national town halls, concerts of newly-commissioned works and patriotic music and more.
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Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin Election Poster, 1860 The engraving of Lincoln is taken from a photograph made in Chicago in October 1859.
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