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Why are many liberals comparing Obama with Abraham Lincoln, civil war, and the death of more than 600,000 Americans?

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1864 – ABRAHAM LINCOLN for PRESIDENT CAMPAIGN Token - DeWitt AL1864-10

1864 – ABRAHAM LINCOLN for PRESIDENT CAMPAIGN Token.

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States of America (click image to see Henry Fonda re-enact a real murder trial that Lincoln won in Springfield, Illinois before being elected president.)

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Civil War

Civil War is a Social Studies unit designed to teach upper elementary students about the many complex topics that contributed to the Civil War. Students read many original informational texts, and color-code these texts to help with comprehension. Several maps and foldables are included throughout the unit. A writing prompt for each lesson within the unit is also included.

1865 --- The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close.

One of the most important speeches in history, the Gettysburg Address given by Abraham Lincoln reiterated human equality and liberty.

This vintage American Civil War painting features President Abraham Lincoln, holding the American flag, as he speaks before a crowd.

Ford’s theatre The president's box at Ford's theatre, photographed at the time of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in April 1865 by the actor John Wilkes Booth – five days after General Robert Lee's surrender to General Grant at Appomattox. The theatre remained closed for over 100 years until it reopened in 1968 as a national historic site and working theatre. Archive photograph by Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

Roger That .... "There's no honorable way to kill, no gentle way to destroy. There is nothing good in war except its ending." ~ Abraham Lincoln

Cases including the contents of Abraham Lincoln’s pockets, Top Hat and Greatcoat from the night of the assassination. Items now on display as part of “Silent Witnesses” at the Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership. Photo by Gary Erskine.