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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (/?e?br?hæm ?l??k?n/; February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and an event often considered its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy

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Legislation and adjudication must follow, and conform to, the progress of society.

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Doubtless you begin to understand how disagreeable it is to me to do a thing arbitrarily, when it is ...

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But fight we must; and conquer we shall; in the end.

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If I had my way, this war would never have been commenced. If I had been allowed my way this war wou ...

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I think the authors of that notable instrument [the Declaration of Independence] intended to include ...

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I am not a very sentimental man; and the best sentiment I can think of is, that if you collect the s ...

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The case of Andrews is really a very bad one, as appears by the record already before me. Yet before ...

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I was born and have ever remaind [sic] in the most humble walks of life.

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I have no wealthy or popular relations to recommend me.

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Most governments have been based, practically, on the denial of equal rights of menours began, by af ...

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No one has needed favours more than I, and generally, few have been less unwilling to accept them; b ...

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Gen. Schurz thinks I was a little cross in my late note to you. If I was, I ask pardon. If I do get ...

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Allow me to assure you, that suspicion and jealousy never did help any man in any situation.

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I find quite as much material for a lecture in those points wherein I have failed, as in those where ...

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You already know I desire that neither Father or Mother shall be in want of any comfort either in he ...

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