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"IT IS EASIER TO BUILD STRONG CHILDREN THAN REPAIR BROKEN MEN," Frederick Douglass. "Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it," Prov. 22:6.

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Abraham Lincoln Accession Number: 1982:0152:0015 Maker: Mathew B. Brady Title: Abraham Lincoln Date: ca. 1863 Medium: albumen print Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 cm. George Eastman House Collection

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1809-1865) 16th President of the United States, who succesfully led our country through the monumental crisis of the Civil War. He was assasinated shortly after the war ended.

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*THE NATIONAL NEWS,1865~ LINCOLN SHOT: The assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April14,1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close...

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Unidentified photographer Tad Lincoln, son of President Abraham Lincoln, in a Union uniform, early 1860s

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Abraham Lincoln's son was a lawyer who served as Secretary of War under Garfield and Minister to the United Kingdom under Harrison

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For president Abraham Lincoln -- For vice president Andrew Johnson

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Abraham Lincoln was a major leader in the Civil War. His election was the last straw for the Southerners before seceded. The Southerners did not like or support Lincoln because he was from the North and an avid abolitionists. Also Lincoln campaigned on ¨Free Soil¨ which was the idea that the new westward territories would not become slave states. The Southerners felt threatened by Lincoln.

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