1. Abraham Lincoln quotes Douglas himself, who wrote: "'Our fathers, when they framed the Government under which we live, understood this question just as well, and even better, than we do now.
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2. Abraham Lincoln was invoked in recruiting posters for African-Americans during the war and he was quoted on posters supporting the war effort, Plummer said.
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3. Abraham Lincoln was elected President of the United States in 1860.
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18. On October 16, 1854, Abraham Lincoln went before a large crowd in Peoria to debate the merits of the Kansas-Nebraska Act with Douglas, denouncing slavery and its extension and calling the institution a violation of the most basic tenets of the Declaration of Independence.
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20. Abraham Lincoln was born in a backwoods cabin 3 miles south of Hodgenville, Kentucky, and was taken to a farm in the neighbouring valley of Knob Creek when he was two years old.
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22. Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809 in a backwoods cabin in Kentucky.
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26. Abraham Lincoln served a single term in the US House of Representatives from 1847 to 1849.
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29. Abraham Lincoln was part of seances after his son died in the White House.
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30. Abraham Lincoln was photographed with John Wilkes Booth at his second inauguration.
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31. Abraham Lincoln served one term in the US House of Representatives.
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33. Abraham Lincoln argued a case before the Supreme Court in 1849 and lost.
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34. Abraham Lincoln was a simple man of tastes, and he never drank in the White House.
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41. Abraham Lincoln believed, as most Republicans did in April 1865, that the voting requirements should be determined by the states.
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50. In terms of war strategy, Abraham Lincoln articulated two priorities: to ensure that Washington was well-defended, and to conduct an aggressive war effort that would satisfy the demand in the North for prompt, decisive victory; major Northern newspaper editors expected victory within 90 days.
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51. Abraham Lincoln expanded his war powers, and imposed a blockade on all the Confederate shipping ports, disbursed funds before appropriation by Congress, and after suspending habeas corpus, arrested and imprisoned thousands of suspected Confederate sympathizers.
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52. Abraham Lincoln was the first president from the Republican Party.
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53. Abraham Lincoln attended the May 1856 Bloomington Convention, which formally established the Illinois Republican Party.
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66. Abraham Lincoln was a leader in building in the West the new Republican Party from Whigs and anti-slavery Democrats.
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67. Abraham Lincoln was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
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70. President Abraham Lincoln had already signed the Emancipation Proclamation, ordering that enslaved people in rebellious states be free, but many remained enslaved by plantation owners until the end of the war in 1865.
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71. Abraham Lincoln was not popular in York County, Pennsylvania, during the Civil War years.
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74. Abraham Lincoln has often been portrayed by Hollywood, almost always in a flattering light.
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79. Abraham Lincoln appointed no judges to the United States circuit courts during his time in office.
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81. Abraham Lincoln believed Chase was an able jurist, would support Reconstruction legislation, and that his appointment united the Republican Party.
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82. In June 1864, Abraham Lincoln approved the Yosemite Grant enacted by Congress, which provided unprecedented federal protection for the area now known as Yosemite National Park.
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83. In 1863, Abraham Lincoln declared the final Thursday in November of that year to be a day of Thanksgiving.
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97. Abraham Lincoln learned from reading the theoretical book of his chief of staff General Henry Halleck, a disciple of the European strategist Jomini; he began to appreciate the critical need to control strategic points, such as the Mississippi River.
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