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Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came.”- Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865

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The Cabinet

“And Lincoln said Seward reminded him of a hired man out West who came to the farmer one afternoon with news that one of a yoke of oxen had dropped dead. And after hesitating and waiting a while, the hired man said…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

Abraham Lincoln’s Moods
“Lincoln was a curious – mysterious – quite an incomprehensible man,” wrote William H. Herndon shortly before he died... Read more   View more articles

Cartoon Corner

lincoln-moods President Lincoln enjoyed humor. Many Americans enjoyed making fun of the President. Some of the most recognizable cartoons were published in Harper’s Weekly, a New York City periodical ... Read more

Speech at Peoria, October 16, 1854

Speech at Peoria, October 16, 1854

If you hear me at all, I wish you to hear me thro’.

Moses F. Odell (1818-1866)

Moses F. Odell (1818-1866)

“Although Odell did not always agree with his Republican colleagues, they appreciated his hard work and dedication to the committee’s investigations…”

The Tallest Ruler on the Globe

The Tallest Ruler on the Globe

This cartoon shows the inauguration of Lincoln.

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