1864 – ABRAHAM LINCOLN for PRESIDENT CAMPAIGN Token.

1864 – ABRAHAM LINCOLN for PRESIDENT CAMPAIGN Token.

December 26, 1862 -38 Dakota Warriors were hung in the U.S.A. becoming the largest mass execution still remaining today. The hanging happened in Mankato, Minnesota. Abraham Lincoln signed the papers to have 40 men hung because of the Dakota Uprising. The U.S. did not follow through with their agreement on The Treaty of 1851. They were not given food rations promised & money for land was held by the U.S. The families began to starve which caused the Warriors to revolt

Largest Mass Hanging in US History: 38 Dakota Warriors hung in Mankato, Minnesota- December What a shame. Who was the real savages?

"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan - to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations."  - Abraham Lincoln

9 Famous Quotes from Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln only received 40 percent of the popular vote while running for presidency, but won an absolute majority in the Electoral College through a four way election.

Rarely seen photo of Lincoln (possibly by Preston Butler) made in May 1860, just after Lincoln clinched the nomination.  I saw the recent movie Lincoln, I thought it was incredible. Sure, I didn't understand everything like the politics, but I found it incredible. I went into that cinema thinking Lincoln was just another politician, I knew he helped with slavery and stuff... I just really didn't understand how bigger deal it was until I saw the movie. I think he was and still is so…

Lincoln looks so young here without his beard! Here´s another, rarely seen photo of Lincoln (possibly by Preston Butler) made in May just after Lincoln clinched the nomination.

Abraham Lincoln Framed Quote

Abraham Lincoln Quote:Teach the children so it will Not be necessary to teach the adults!

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