Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln was a statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the nation through its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis, the American Civil War. He preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government and modernized the U.S. economy.

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Abraham Lincoln was a statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the nation through its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis, the American Civil War. He preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government and modernized the U.S. economy.

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