Full Video |05:53

Full Video |05:53

Provides an overview of the life and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, from his humble beginnings in Kentucky and Illinois to his preservation of the Union and the abolishment of slavery, and gives context for the secession of the Southern states and the American Civil War. The program also discusses the Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment, and includes some of Abraham Lincoln's most-iconic quotes.

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Related Topics

  • 13th amendment
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Civil War
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • President
  • succession

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