Uncle Abe’s Valentine

Uncle Abe’s Valentine

Title: Uncle Abe’s Valentine

Year: 1865

Creator: Thomas Nast, Frank Leslie’s Newspaper

Description: Lincoln holds a large envelope upside-down as broken chains and a paper that says, “Constitutional Amendment Jan. 31 1865, ” fall to the ground. Lincoln responds, “This is like a dream I once had in Illinois.” The Constitutional amendment that Lincoln received was the abolishing of slavery in the United States, the thirteenth amendment.

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