Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln /ˈeɪbrəhæm ˈlɪŋkən/ (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the Uni...
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Philanthropist David Rubenstein Gives $18M to Refurbish Lincoln Memorial
"Lincoln deserves to have his memorial in tip-top shape," philanthropist David Rubenstein said.
7 Historical Figures Posthumously Diagnosed With Illnesses
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The Most Radioactive Place in New York City - Documentaries
The story behind a radioactive site in Queens that may become New York City's next Superfund site.
Roswell Was Not Aliens - It Was The Nazis, According To A German Documentary
A GERMAN TV documentary claimed the mysterious UFO ‘Roswell Incident’ in the USA nearly 70 years ago was the result of experiments with ultra-secret Nazi rocket technology. The Roswell Incident was re...
What Lincoln Said in His Final Speech
On April 11, 1865, two days after Robert E. Lee surrendered his formidable Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Grant’s towering, exhausted commander-in-chief addre...
The End of the American Civil War
'Apprehension seems to exist among the people of the Southern States that by the accession of a Republican Administration, their property, and their peace, and personal security are to be endangered …...
Marian Anderson Sings at Lincoln Memorial
Marian Anderson, contralto, was denied the right to perform at Constitution Hall by the DAR because of her color. Instead, and at the urging of Eleanor Roose...
The Lincoln Memorial’s Bizarre Rejected Designs
On Lincoln’s Birthday, look back at some of the bizarre alternate designs, including an Egyptian pyramid, proposed for the Lincoln Memorial.
Appomattox (opera)
The quotable critic Allaboutme subjectively reviews the San Francisco Opera production of Appomattox by Philip Glass.
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was an ambitious intellectual with a common touch, who's commitment to human freedom would define his nations vision for the 20th century. Mo...
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George Washington was a conservative landowner who helped transform a bunch of quarrelsome states into a cohesive nation - and drafted the American Constitut...
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Abraham Lincoln was an ambitious intellectual with a common touch, who's commitment to human freedom would define his nations vision for the 20th century. Mo...
Gettysburg Address - Video
Gettysburg Address as recited by Jeff Daniels.
Documentary
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record. Such films were originall...
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Gettysburg Address
The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-known in American history. It was delivered by Lincoln during the American Civil War, on the afternoon of Thursday...
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Early life and career of Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in a one-room log cabin at Sinking Spring farm, south of Hodgenville, in Hardin County, Kentucky. After a land title dispute forced the family to leave, ...
Early life and career of Abraham Lincoln - Wikipedia
Lincoln family tree
The Lincoln descended family comprises all the descendants of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. There are ten known descendants of Lincoln. The family line is believed to have been extinct since ...
Medical and mental health of Abraham Lincoln
The physical and mental health of Abraham Lincoln has been the subject of both contemporaneous commentary and subsequent hypotheses by historians and scholars.
Despite the following occurrences, L...
Sexuality of Abraham Lincoln
The sexuality of Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), the 16th President of the United States, has been a topic of fringe historical debate and scholarship, particularly since the late twentieth century. Linc...
Sexuality of Abraham Lincoln - Wikipedia
Abraham Lincoln in the Black Hawk War
Abraham Lincoln served as a volunteer in the Illinois Militia from April 21, 1832 – July 10, 1832 during the Black Hawk War. Lincoln never saw combat during his tour but was elected captain of his fir...
Abraham Lincoln in the Black Hawk War - Wikipedia
Slave and free states
In United States' history, a slave state was a U.S. state in which slavery was legal at a particular point of time, and a free state was one in which slavery was prohibited or being phased out at that...
Slave and free states - Wikipedia
Abraham Lincoln and slavery
Abraham Lincoln's position on slavery was one of the central issues in American history.Lincoln often expressed moral opposition to slavery in public and private.Initially, he expected to bring about ...
Abraham Lincoln and slavery - Wikipedia
Electoral history of Abraham Lincoln
This is the electoral history of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln served one term in the United States House of Representatives from Illinois (1847–1849). Later served as the 16th President of the Unite...
United States presidential election, 1860
The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th quadrennial presidential election. The election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860, and served as the immediate impetus for the outbrea...
United States presidential election, 1860 - Wikipedia
Presidency of Abraham Lincoln
The presidency of Abraham Lincoln began on March 4, 1861, and ended with Lincoln's death by assassination on April 15, 1865, one month into his second term. This article details President Lincoln's ac...