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The true rule, in determining to embrace or reject anything, is not whether it have any evil in it, but whether it have more of evil than of good.”– Speech on Internal Improvements, June 20, 1848

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Lincoln Reading

An old-line Baptist preacher rose up in the pulpit of his country meeting house, and in a loud voice announced his text thus: “I am the Christ whom I shall represent today.”…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

Abraham Lincoln’s Moods
“Lincoln was a curious – mysterious – quite an incomprehensible man,” wrote William H. Herndon shortly before he died... Read more   View more articles

Cartoon Corner

lincoln-moods President Lincoln enjoyed humor. Many Americans enjoyed making fun of the President. Some of the most recognizable cartoons were published in Harper’s Weekly, a New York City periodical ... Read more

Salmon P. Chase

Salmon P. Chase

Salmon P. Chase was dignified, able and ambitious”:

Abraham Lincoln Pre-Civil War

Abraham Lincoln Pre-Civil War

In August 1837, Mr. Lincoln…went in a bad wagon from Springfield to Salem to attend a camp-meeting. On the way Lincoln cracked jokes…

The Tallest Ruler on the Globe

The Tallest Ruler on the Globe

This cartoon shows the inauguration of Lincoln.

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