Abraham Lincoln

Pres. Abraham Lincoln (d. 1865) was the 16th President of the United States. He received his legal training from Self-Taught University and is the author of The Emancipation Proclamation (1863); The Gettysburg Address (1863); The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution (1865); and co-author (with Stephen “Frederick” Douglas) of The Lincoln-Douglas Debates (1858). He is best known for his appearances on the penny, the 5-dollar bill, and in such films as Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989); Night of the Museum II: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009); and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012).

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March 14, 2023

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