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"Four Score and..."

…well, not exactly. But today I received a message from WordPress:

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And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.

– Abraham Lincoln



Directed by Stephen Spielberg, Lincoln is the story of the last few months of Abraham Lincoln’s life.  It is a movie that shows how a president is able to get things done while in office.   108 more words

Civil War

Grave consequences

On this day in 1865, Abraham Lincoln was laid to rest in his hometown of Springfield, Ill.

One hundred and 51 years later, Honest Abe… 120 more words

Deep Political Thought

Seeking Foreign Support

May 3, 1861 – Confederate envoys met with the British foreign secretary as both the U.S. and the Confederacy moved to shore up foreign support for their respective causes. 1,396 more words

Abraham Lincoln

May 3, 1865

On this day in the Civil War, the funeral train of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln reaches Springfield, Illinois.

The Civil War

1861: "We Must Not Be Enemies"

March 4, 1861

…The Union is much older than the Constitution. It was formed in fact, by the Articles of Association in 1774. It was matured and continued by the Declaration of Independence in 1776. 879 more words

American Civil War