Why was Civil War fought?

...The South felt the only way it could change this unfair arrangement would be to secede and form its own country. Abraham Lincoln, a former railroad lawyer, said no. The North could not survive without the cotton tariff, and he would do all...

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...Library; national traveling exhibition focusing on Abraham Lincoln's struggle to meet the Constitutional challenges...sentiments in Augusta following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln; free; arcpls.orgAUGUSTA DAYLILY SHOW AND SALE...

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...

U.S. House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries

...are the Andersonville and Vicksburg cemeteries in Georgia and Mississippi."The American Civil War was fought, in Abraham Lincoln's words, to 'save the last best hope of Earth,'" Huffman said in a debate in which he was the only speaker...

Put C.S.A. in perspective

...England in 1770, and controlled trade with tariff policy. The Southern states had a basically agrarian society. When Abraham Lincoln was elected president, the Southern states had no choice ? just as the colonies had no choice in 1770. The Southern...

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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