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Abraham Lincoln

(1809—1865) American Republican statesman

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World Encyclopedia

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Elected to the Illinois legislature for the Whig Party in 1834, he studied law. He served (1847–49) ...

Lincoln, Abraham

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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US Pres and American civil war leader. His election was the proximate cause of the conflict and his political views ...

Lincoln, Abraham

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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16th President of the U.S. (1861–65), was born in a log cabin in Kentucky, of

Lincoln, Abraham

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Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

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(b. 12 February 1809; d. 15 April 1865), sixteenth president of the United States. ...

Abraham Lincoln, self-made

Lincoln, Abraham, in African American Memory

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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After Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation and especially following his death, African Americans showered lavish and reverent praise on ...

Lincoln, Abraham

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The Oxford Companion to American Law

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The only son of a subsistence farmer, Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, and moved with his family to ...

Lincoln, Abraham

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The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1809–1865), sixteenth president of the United States. ...

Lincoln was born in a log cabin near Hodgenville, Kentucky. A

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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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• Born: Feb. 12, 1809, near Hodgenville, Ky. • Political party: Whig (in Congress); Republican • Education:

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The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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As the newly inaugurated president of a divided nation, Abraham Lincoln anticipated working with a generally cooperative Congress. Though still ...

Lincoln, Abraham

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The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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Abraham Lincoln is an ambiguous figure in history and literature, with much disagreement centered on his beliefs and actions regarding ...

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