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True democracy makes no inquiry about the color of the skin, or place of nativity, or any other similar circumstance or condition.”– Speech at Cincinnati, May 6, 1842

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A Horse’s Splints

Egbert Viele, military governor of Norfolk during 1862-1863, recollecting a conversation with Mr. Lincoln and Secretary of War Edwin Stanton after the latter received a wire asking for urgent instruction and, though he did not understand…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

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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

Reconstruction

Reconstruction

Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner presented his ideas of “state suicide” in resolutions he presented to Congress in February 1862.

The National Game

The National Game

John Bell, Stephen A. Douglas, John C. Breckinridge, and Abraham Lincoln are on the baseball field.

Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation

Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation

Though the Emancipation Proclamation may be the most celebrated event in Abraham Lincoln’s life…

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