Category Archives: Abraham Lincoln

  1. Johnson – pre Presidency

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    November 23, 2014 by Lorene

    When he was in the U.S. House, he voted against the Smithsonian, against expanding the U.S. Patent Office, against federal …
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  2. The Assassination

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    November 23, 2014 by Lorene

    The two theaters that Lincoln regularly visited were Grover’s and Ford’s. Mr. Grover estimated Lincoln visited his theater more than …
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  3. Artists and Veterans

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    November 22, 2014 by Lorene

    After his second election, when long lines of ‘office seekers’ lined up at the White House, Lincoln told his staff …
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  4. Thirteenth Amendment

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    November 22, 2014 by Lorene

    Lincoln worried his Emancipation Proclamation would be not be considered legal and would be discarded once the Civil War was …
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  5. Emancipation

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    November 18, 2014 by Lorene

    In March of 1862, Lincoln “asked the legislature to pass a join resolution providing federal aid to any state willing …
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  6. Robert E. Lee

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    November 18, 2014 by Lorene

    Lincoln wanted to appoint Robert E. Lee to lead the Union army. He was a West Point graduate, had served …
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  7. Lincoln-Douglas debates

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    November 7, 2014 by Lorene

    In a battle to represent Illinois in the U.S. Senate, Lincoln and Douglas “covered over 4000 miles within Illinois, delivering …
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