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    The Bible Used By Lincoln At His 1st Presidential Inauguration

  • Emily Paddon

    The Bible used by Abraham Lincoln at his first inauguration for his Presidency. This is the Bible President Obama will be using for his swearing in tomorrow. So amazing that the Bible used by the president famous for the abolition of slavery will be used by the first African-American president. I love it.

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"Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as the heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit, and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors. Accustomed to trample on the rights of those around you, you have lost the genius of your own independence, and become the fit subjects of the first cunning tyrant who rises." - Abraham Lincoln criticizing supporting tyranny over liberty as Foreign Policy

one of the greatest ever Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States.

Lincoln felt he had failed the people with his short address, and yet, those 269 words were spoken and all speeches that came thereafter were measured against it. (click image)

Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican president. The Republican Party was founded to stop slavery.

Photo of Abraham Lincoln before becoming President.

This is the tombstone of Abraham Lincoln inside the burial chamber located at the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. On September 26, 1901, Lincoln's coffin was permanently placed in a large, steel cage and embedded in concrete 10 feet below the floor under his tombstone. President Lincoln died on April 15, 1865, in Washington, D.C., at the age of 56.

Hopefully he was... (It is still unknown whether he had an affair or not)

A photograph of the first inauguration of President Lincoln