Our 16th President
- Born: February 12, 1809
- Assassinated: April 15, 1865
- Achievements: Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation which began the process of freedom for America's slaves. The document also allowed black soldiers to fight for the Union. 5. Abraham Lincoln was a strong supporter of the Thirteenth Amendment that formally ended slavery in the United States.
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other."
"Whatever you are, be a good one."
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