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Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky, on Feb. 12, 1809. Following a career in politics, which saw him help preserve the union during the Civil War and emancipate the... More »

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Depending on the age of a child, the facts important for them to learn vary, but some interesting information about Abraham Lincoln includes that he was the first major U.S. leader to support the right of women to vote a... More »

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Library Point is a website that offers an in-depth, yet easy-to-understand biography of Abraham Lincoln for children, including fun facts. Some great books on the life of Lincoln suitable for children include "Looking at... More »

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