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We find so much inspiration in the legacy of our sixteenth president. Here are some of the reasons why: Question for you:How does Abraham Lincoln’s legacy live on for your high school students? Create a class Pinterest board with examples …

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Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, taken by Mathew Brady in 1861 at the beginning of his first presidentia...

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"There's no honorable way to kill, no gentle way to destroy. There is nothing good in war except its ending." ~ Abraham Lincoln...I so wished some people would pay attention to these wise words...!

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When U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was informed that Mrs. Lydia Bixby had lost five sons fighting for the Union in the Civil War, he wrote this, perhaps the most famous of all, condolence letters

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With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition | Exhibitions - Library of Congress

Tad Lincoln, Abe Lincoln's son, was a a wild child. Before Abe became president, Tad would often trash his father's law office in Illinois. He never attended formal school but went through many private tutors who couldn't handle him. He was allowed everywhere in the White House and would often interrupt his father's meetings, bring animals inside and charge people to meet his father. He had a speech impediment that often made him impossible to understand. He died at 18 from tuberculosis.

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The Life of a Legend: Abraham Lincoln Infographic. Get details about Abraham Lincoln's genealogy & family tree, discover facts about his life & more in this Infographic from GenealogyBank.com.

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Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

Lewis Powell conspired with John Wilkes Booth to kill President Lincoln - Powell's job was to kill Secretary of Secretary of State William H. Seward, a job at which he failed.

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