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Trump to be sworn in as president using his own Bible, and Bible Abraham Lincoln used

13 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

When Donald Trump is sworn in on Inauguration Day, he will take the oath using two Bibles: the one that President Abraham Lincoln used at his first inauguration, plus his own. The president-elect's Bible dates back to childhood, according to the Presidential Inaugural Committee, which announced more details of Friday's swearing-in on Tuesday. Show More Summary

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Prohibition in the United States began on January 16, 1920: here’s some history, contemporaneous newsreels, the women who tried to telepathically influence the vote, Abraham Lincoln and Milton Friedman. How to Become a Lawyer Without Going to Law School. For 15 Years, New Orleans Was Divided Into Three Separate Cities. Jan. Show More Summary

Why conservatives should not rally around the Confederacy

Conservatives cannot be the philosophical heirs of both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis.

Bowdoin College Museum of Art acquires rare photograph of Abraham Lincoln's first inaugural

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art announced the acquisition of a rare vintage photograph of Abraham Lincoln?s first inaugural. Acquired at auction in October and attributed to the Scottish-American photographer Alexander Gardner (1821-1882), it shows a large crowd gathered outside the east side of the U.S. Show More Summary

Exceptionally Rare Photograph of Lincoln's First Inauguration Will Go on Display Today

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Today, Bowdoin College is set to show off an incredibly rare acquisition—a vintage photograph of Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration from 1861. The image, one of only three known to exist, shows a large crowd gathered outside the east side of the US Capitol to attend Lincoln’s swearing-in ceremony. Read more...

7 Historical Civil War Figures Who Don’t Have a Statue, But Deserve One

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Abraham Lincoln’s likeness in marble may be the most famous (some eight million people visited the Lincoln Memorial in DC last year), but even the Civil War’s losing side has its share of statues. Yet there are a number of lesser-known heroes and figures of the war whose memorials have yet to be carved. Show More Summary

Inspiration from Socrates, Abraham Lincoln, Carrie Fisher, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Abraham Lincoln on believing in friends “I’m a...Show More Summary

World's Tallest Lincoln Statue in Ashmore, Illinois

In the "Land of Lincoln" stands one of the world's tallest Lincoln statues. He stands at an impressive 72 feet tall, towering over nearby trees and buildings. While Abraham Lincoln was a tall, thin man in life, this representation of...Show More Summary

Trump Slams Schwarzenegger’s Celebrity Apprentice Ratings. Arnold Hits Back With Abraham Lincoln.

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump frequently bragged about his ratings, and as president-elect, the obsession continues. In this case, that meant dressing down the poor performance of the new version of Celebrity Apprentice...Show More Summary

Memorable hiccups from U.S. inaugurations

last weekNews : The Newsroom

During Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration, his VP-elect "disgraced himself and the Senate by making a drunken foolish speech."

Unleash the wisdom of the crowds on restaurants' letter grades

McSorley’s Old Ale House in the East Village once attracted famous patrons like Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt. More recent guests include rats and other pests, which in November led New... To view the full story, click the title link.

Obama’s Strange Last Days in Office

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

Weird though it is, this presidential transition won’t go down as the most bizarre. The nation basically dissolved in between Abraham Lincoln being elected in November 1860 and when he was inaugurated in March 1861: Seven states seceded...Show More Summary

Abraham Lincoln Signed The Emancipation Proclamation 154 Years Ago Today

Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The details behind this decree are actually little more nuanced than one might think. Lincoln did not initially aim his fight towards southern slavery, but rather stated his intent for the preservation of the Union. Show More Summary

Lincoln’s Heads at the Pennsylvania State Memorial

The statue of President Abraham Lincoln is located on the southwest side of the Pennsylvania[...] The post Lincoln’s Heads at the Pennsylvania State Memorial appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

Truman Capote's Ashes? Yours For $45,000

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Capotes ashes joined locks of Abraham Lincolns hair, pieces of Queen Victorias wedding cake, and unused Nazi toilet paper on auction blocks this year.

Haunting the White House: Lincoln's Ghost

You can’t talk about famous ghosts without mentioning the most beloved one in America; Abraham Lincoln. The haunting of the White House by Lincoln is a favorite story amongst historians and romantics in America. After all, when you have...Show More Summary

5 Effective Online Marketing Tips for Law Firms

Internet has completely transformed the legal industry. Students can now attend law school entirely online, through educational institutes such as Abraham Lincoln University, a Los Angeles based option that's been around since 1996,Show More Summary

Pick A Choice: Silicon Valley’s Jimmy O. Yang is Abraham Lincoln’s wingman

You may know Jimmy O. Yang as Silicon Valley’s perpetually downtrodden intern, and you may soon know him from the upcoming Mark Wahlberg thriller Patriots Day, which hits theaters in January (not the December release date Jimmy cites during the taping). Show More Summary

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