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Abraham Lincoln


Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States (1861-1865). He was an opponent of the expansion of slavery and successfully led the country through the Civil War (1861-1865).

Fun Fact: At 6 feet 4 inches, Abraham Lincoln is the tallest U.S. president.

Photo source: Carol M. Highsmith

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