Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. He is also one of the most famous presidents ever. He kept the country together during the Civil War. He was also assassinated shortly after the end of the war.
The Life and Legacy of Abraham Lincoln
Trace his life from humble beginnings through a law and political career and to his time as President, including his role in preserving the Union during the Civil War.
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.
Lincoln Research Site This site is helpful for students and adults, with
information on the main aspects of Lincoln's life and
legacy. Includes many interesting historical oddities,
including the Lincoln family's White House pets.
of Abraham Lincoln
This LONG list of documents includes his inaugural address,
several State of the Union speeches, the Emancipation
Proclamation, the Gettysburg Address, and many more
documents of this famous man.
These papers are from Lincoln's early lawyer days, before he
was a famous politician and president.