Abraham Lincoln

By Blake Skipworth

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Facts about Abraham Lincoln.He practiced law without a degree. Lincoln had about 18 months of formal schooling. He wanted women to have the vote in 1836. The future president was a suffragette before it became fashionable.

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He was a big animal lover, but he wouldn’t hunt or fish. If he were alive today, Lincoln would be running an animal shelter.

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He lost in his first bid for a presidential ticket. The unknown Lincoln was an unsuccessful vice presidential candidate in 1856 at the Republican convention. He never belonged to an organized church. Lincoln read the Bible daily, but he never joined an organized church in his lifetime.

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He didn’t have a middle name. Lincoln went through his life with two names. He hated being called Abe. Apparently, he preferred being called by his last name. He didn’t drink, smoke, or chew. Lincoln was a simple man of tastes, and he never drank in the White House. He was the only president to have a patent: Lincoln invented a device to free steamboats that ran aground.
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