Abraham Lincoln Facts: 10 Facts You May Not Know About Abraham Lincoln

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  1. Abraham Lincoln practiced law without a degree and he didn’t even have 12 months of formal education. He practiced law by getting a good moral character certificate in Illinois court.

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  2. Abraham Lincoln was shot dead by his favorite actor John Wilkes Booth on Good Friday.Image source : pinterest


  3. On April 14th, 1865 few days before his assassination, he had a dream of being assassinated. In that dream, he had seen a covered corpse and when he enquired about the corpse the mourning soldier had replied that “the president was killed by an assassin”.


  4. The Lincoln penny was issued by the American government on his 100th birthday in 1909. It was the first time in American coin to bear a president’s image.


  5. There are more than 15,000 books written about Abraham Lincoln.


  6. Lincoln had excellent wrestling abilities.  He enshrined in the wrestling hall of fame, he has lost just lost once in300 matches. When he was living in New Salem Lincoln wrestled against Jack Armstrong.


  7. Lincoln had a nickname called “Honest Abe” when he was working in New Salem for his honesty. He also had other nicknames like” the rail splitter “, “the great emancipator” and also “Father Abraham”.

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  8. Lincoln was the president to push through the Congress the 13th Amendment to U.S constitution which permanently outlawed slavery. This law totally deconstructed the roots of slavery.


  9. Lincoln believed that black people must not intermarry with the whites or be given the right to vote or serve on the jury.

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  10. Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ford, Walt Disney, Bill Gates Mark Zuckerberg All of them had no college degree.


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