A pair of cartes de visite (or photographic ?visiting cards?) showing Abraham Lincoln and his son Tad, other Civil War-era cartes de visite of soldiers (including Ulysses S. Grant), and stereoview cards from prominent early photographers will be auctioned on Thursday, March 20, by Waverly Rare Books at the firm?s gallery in northern Virginia. Show More Summary
As anyone could have expected after watching Fox News today, Bill O'Reilly opened his show with a take down of President Barack Obama's appearance on Funny or Die's Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.
By Heather Sanders Included in Kenny’s American History (Part 2) co-op course this year is a supplemental study of all the U.S. Presidents. So far, and in order, he has studied George Washington to Bill Clinton, and with only two presidents remaining, he should wrap up all 44 just after Spring Break. Show More Summary
March 10, 1864: President Abraham Lincoln promoted Ulysses S. Grant to Lt. General, giving him command of all Union troops during the Civil War. General Grant went on to force the South's surrender at Appomattox in 1865. Four years later, he became the 18th president. Show More Summary
A British man named Joseph Heath was ordered to pay $3,000 to Becker College library after stealing 100 rare books, including one signed by Abraham Lincoln, The Telegram reports. The 53-year-old Leicester native had smuggled around $115,000 out of the antique book collection of the library. Show More Summary
A British man named Joseph Heath was ordered to pay $3,000 to Becker College library after stealing 100 rare books, including one signed by Abraham Lincoln, The Telegram reports. The 53-year-old Leicester native had smuggled around $115,000 out of the antique book collection of the library....
The states that border the Hudson River estuary have a long tradition of strong-willed leaders. In New York, the names read LaGuardia, Rockefeller, Koch, D’Amato and Giuliani; in New Jersey, we start with Abraham Lincoln’s nemesis, George B. McClellan, who went on to become that state’s governor, and include Peter Rodino and the current resident […]
Here are 10 reasons why a US dollar is worth the paper it's printed on: USS Nimitz (CVN-68) USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) USS George Washington (CVN-73) USS John C. Show More Summary
Here are 10 reasons why a US dollar is worth the paper it’s printed on: USS Nimitz (CVN-68) USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) USS George Washington (CVN-73) USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) USS George... Read More
Fox "News" "analyst" Andrew Napolitano was given the opportunity to share his delusional revisionism about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. In response, Jon Stewart turned to his “senior black correspondent” Larry Wilmore. That's all I'll say. Just watch. For more on how to refute Civil War revisionists: By All Means, Let's Remember The Confederacy.
As Black History Month draws to a close, The Daily Show examined how one Fox Business Network program spent their time discussing the "mythologization" of President Abraham Lincoln, and some reasons why he might be overrated. Vampire...Show More Summary
On the left, Abraham Lincoln in 1858 during his campaign for the Senate of Illinois, just three years before becoming President of the United States. On the right, President Lincoln in 1865, just before his assassination. It's only seven years, but it looks like two decades. Read more...
The FBI was created 43 years after Abraham Lincoln's death, and yet his assassin has... an FBI file? Yep, a file was opened into John Wilkes Booth in 1922 and was still active as late as 1977, Smithsonian reports. The blog Wonders & Marvels got hold of the bulky file,...
Howard's Daily by Philip K. Howard Abraham Lincoln was an accomplished trial lawyer. He also believed that litigation should only be used as a last resort: "Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does...Show More Summary
Lebron James sparked a meme over the NBA's version of Mount Rushmore (Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and George Washington) when he listed the four greatest players in NBA history as Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, and Oscar Robertson. Kobe Bryant chimed in with his own version: Larry...
Daniel Little: Lincoln and Marx: Robin Blackburn has assembled a fascinating book drawing out some surprising connections between Abraham Lincoln and Karl Marx, An Unfinished Revolution: Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln. Since both thinkers are highly original in their thinking...
Canada's first black doctor was also a surgeon during the U.S. Civil War. He was present at Abraham Lincoln's death bed. The post 28 Black People You Probably Don’t Know About (But You Should)— Anderson Ruffin Abbott appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Yes, the LEGO company produces minifigures of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Also a Valentine Letter Set with bricks that spell “Love You.” But it wasn’t cross-marketing that made The LEGO Movie the No. 1 film of the long holiday weekend that began with Valentine’s Day on Friday and concludes with Presidents’ Day today. Show More Summary
…this probably would’ve been his famous quote instead. Then again, Abraham Lincoln re-imagined as a yoga teacher isn’t such a major stretch. You're reading If Abraham Lincoln Were A Yogi… by YogaDork. Follow YogaDork on Twitter and Facebook. You're reading If Abraham Lincoln Were A Yogi… by YogaDork. Follow YogaDork on Twitter and Facebook.
George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809. Neither was born on February 17. Yet today, many of us are staying home from work because of the federally declared Presidents Day, established...Show More Summary