Posts tagged ‘abraham lincoln’

February 11, 2014

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Lincoln was the first president to be born outside of the original thirteen colonies.

Source: http://www.constitutioncenter.org

November 21, 2013

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Sarah Josepha Hale, an American magazine editor, persuaded Abraham Lincoln to declare Thanksgiving a national holiday.  She is also the author of the popular nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb”

Source: www.whsv.com

June 28, 2013

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Abraham Lincoln hated the nickname Abe. He preferred to go by his last name, Lincoln. Mary Todd Lincoln, his wife even called him Mr. Lincoln.

Source: www.classroomhelp.com

April 8, 2013

Presidential Fact

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Abraham Lincoln was the first president to have a beard while in office.

Source: www.usnews.com