Who was Abraham Lincoln?
Concise Biography, History & Facts About Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President
Abraham Lincoln Lifespan: 1809 - 1865
Place of Birth - February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville, Hardin County, Kentucky
Term as President - 1861-1865
Political Party - Republican
Vice President / Vice Presidents - Hannibal Hamlin (1861-5), Andrew Johnson (1865)
Abraham Lincoln Religion - Liberal
Abraham Lincoln, Military Experience - lead the US in the US Civil War, from 1861-1865
Name of Wife - Abraham Lincoln was married to Mary Todd Lincoln on November 4, 1842
They had 4 Children - Robert Todd (1843–1926), Edward Baker (1846–1850), William Wallace (1850–1862), Thomas “Tad” (1853–1871)
Career of Abraham Lincoln - Politician, Statesman
Elected to Illinois State Legislature, 1834
Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1847-49
Place of Death - April 15, 1865. Lincoln died the morning after being shot at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. by John Wilkes Booth, an actor
Abraham Lincoln was buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois
Next President: President Andrew Johnson
Major Events during his presidency
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Presidential Money. The United States has placed likenesses of the Presidents on many types of coins and currency. Abraham Lincoln has appeared on the one cent piece or the quarter since 1909.
President Abraham Lincoln and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)
Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.
Facts about Eligibility
Article 2, Section 1, of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.
Facts about Term of Office
Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)
President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8
Facts about Main Presidential Duties and power
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