Abraham lincoln (/ˈeɪbrəhæm ˈlɪŋkən/ ( listen) february 12, 1809 – april 15, 1865) was an american politician and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the united states from march 1861 until his assassination in april 1865. Easy reader biographies: abraham lincoln: a great president, a great american [violet findley] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers engaging 16-page books on must-know, inspiring americans. Lincoln was a great president because he was the first chief executive to exert the powers of the presidency up until lincoln the federal power of the us was in the hands of congress. Abraham lincoln: abraham lincoln, 16th us president in the united states the president is vested with great authority and is arguably.
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