Abraham Lincoln

Vote for honest Abe

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Biography

Lincoln was a former Whig, a member of the House of Representatives from 1847-1849 where he opposed the Mexican war. He ran for United States Senate on the Republican ticket in 1858. He lost but gained national recognition.

Slogan

Fear the beard

View on slavery

Opposed the spread of slavery in any form of the new territories

Views on secession

- physically the states cannot separate.

- secession is unlawful

- A government that allows secession will disintegrate into anarchy.

- that americans are not enemies, but friends

Political Party

Republican

A change in history

if Abraham Lincoln never became president then slavery still might exist in today life

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