Chair in which Lincoln was shot center stage on anniversary

...Mich. - Jeff Buczkiewicz stood before the chair Abraham Lincoln was sitting in when he was assassinated 150 years...author of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, said the chair will offer an extra "dimension...

Book notes

...perjurer, Alvin Lloyd managed to convince government officials and U.S. senators that he had been a secret spy for Abraham Lincoln operating in the Confederacy during the Civil War. It was a tissue of lies, as the authors of this detailed study...

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...for 1 deserter, "This is what happens at the end of wars. That was true for George Washington. That was true for Abraham Lincoln and that was true for FDR. That's been true of every combat situation, that at some point, you make sure that...

Sane taxation checks rich

...such loopholes is always one of their suggestions.Progressive taxation has been in place in the United States since Abraham Lincoln signed it into law with the Revenue Act of 1862. The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 broke up large companies that...

Biblical expressions pervade our everyday language

...taken from its texts.One that comes to mind, as we wind down our sesquicentennial remembrance of the Civil War, is Abraham Lincoln's warning that "a house divided against itself cannot stand."He took it from Matthew 12:25, in which Jesus...

Museum brings all sides of Abraham Lincoln to life

...SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - In most museums, Abraham Lincoln is discussed in hushed voices...give him a saintly air. The new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum...studies and keeping the figure of Abraham Lincoln right out in front of American...

Abraham Lincoln not half the statesman Calhoun was

...statesman John C. Calhoun was. Abraham Lincoln was not only a tyrant and war...Lincoln. Here are two quotes that Abraham Lincoln made: "Free them, and make...remove all monuments dedicated to Abraham Lincoln and look at this person as someone...

Abraham Lincoln, not Dixie, caused Civil War

...what most people think, it wasn't Southern secession that caused the start of the war in 1861. It was President Abraham Lincoln's idea of an indelible union that set the wheels of war turning. The new Southern nation had no intentions of a...

Abraham Lincoln defended as a truly great American

...gentleman, so eloquently quoting the words of President Abraham Lincoln, for the world to read anew. I thank him for that...Lincoln's peer, rated him as "the best of us." What Abraham Lincoln did not do was cheat on his wife, drink, smoke...

Abraham Lincoln - `I never felt more certain'

...WASHINGTON - The president's hand, sore and aching after a four-hour New Year's Day reception, was shaking. Abraham Lincoln struggled to control it, then signed his name, confidently and carefully. "I never, in my life, felt more certain...

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