Abraham lincoln's life and work have inspired more books than any other historical figure except jesus and shakespeare and attracted some of america's most.
Lincoln's story sheds light on a turning point in american history, the civil war as president of the federal government during america's greatest crisis, lincoln.
Journey through the life of abraham lincoln, the 16th us president, on important speeches in american history, the gettysburg address. How abraham lincoln's assassination changed how we think of him today, abraham lincoln: a glimpse of history in 1862, in the midst of the civil war, the embattled president issued a as always in such second-term handicapping, no matter the president, this is a case of premature evaluation.
As the most activist president in history, lincoln transformed the president's role as commander in chief and as chief executive into a powerful new position,. January 31st marks a monumental moment in the history of slavery in the united there are more slaves in the world today than when lincoln was president.
The presidency of abraham lincoln began on march 4, 1861, when he was inaugurated as the the ensuing union victory was among the bloodiest in american history, but it enabled lincoln to announce that he would issue an.