Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. He is also one of the most famous presidents ever. He kept the country together during the Civil War. He was also assassinated shortly after the end of the war.

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Lincoln made a name for himself in these debates with Illinois Senate challenger Stephen A. Douglas.

The Civil War
Find out more about the Civil War and Lincoln's role in it.

The Emancipation Proclamation
Read for yourself how Lincoln freed the slaves.

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
All about the assassination, including history, biographies, a timeline, and more.

Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Take a virtual tour of Lincoln's home in Springfield, Illinois.

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