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12/02/1809 US President Abraham Lincoln is born

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Abraham Lincoln - Mini Biography

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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

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Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

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History in Five: Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

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Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States. Born in Hodgenville, Kentucky, Lincoln grew up on the western frontier in Kentucky and Indiana. Largely self-educated, he became a lawyer in Illinois, a Whig Party leader, and was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives.
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