The smell of money brings Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln back to life.
Lee Edwards Politics, Where did Obama rank? Abraham Lincoln, who preserved the Union and ended slavery, is our greatest president while immediate predecessor James Buchanan, who dithered and dallied while war clouds gathered, is the...Show More Summary
As a young Congressman and later as the nation’s leader, the first Republican president proved to be a true friend to America’s neighbor to the south
As I get older, I have a greater appreciation of: The talent of Frank Sinatra. A quiet Saturday night. The sweetness of dogs. Alfred Hitchcock films. Walks. Bach's genius. A well-written sentence. The insight of Abraham Lincoln. Vincent van Gogh. Comfortable clothes.
Would Abraham Lincoln ever have become president if he didn't stumble into a dry goods store in Springfield, Illinois, and strike up a friendship with its owner, Joshua… The post Did Abraham Lincoln’s Bromance Alter the Course of American History? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The iconic Washington Monument is celebrating its 132nd birthday today. Learn how it took 40 years to complete the project, and the surprising connections it has to the Pope, Abraham Lincoln, and the Constitution.
The current incarnation of Republicans don’t have the greatest track record when it comes to accurately representing Abraham Lincoln (or, one could argue, emulating his ideals). Earlier this month, in fact, the GOP celebrated the 16th...Show More Summary
My Great^6 Grandfather James DeLong left his bones in Wichita. But he did so only after carrying out the first-ever extraordinary rendition on the past of the U.S. government, and then getting fired by Abraham Lincoln for being too aggressive in waging the Civil War on all possible fronts... ----...
Charles Edward Bull as Abraham Lincoln in John Ford's The Iron Horse (1924)#PresidentsDay pic.twitter.com/zZEBCrMvQw — Silent Movie GIFs (@silentmoviegifs) February 20, 2017 Silent Movie GIFs is a wonderful Twitter feed and reddit page that features GIFs of notable scenes from legendary films that were only available during the Silent Era between 1895 to 1936. This […]
John Wilkes Booth climbed the stairs with a knife in one hand and a gun in the other, stepped forward and shot President Abraham Lincoln in the back of the head. The post A Look Back At The Mysterious Assassination Of President Abraham Lincoln appeared first on CrimeFeed.
Happy Presidents Day 2017 from all of us at THG, as we come together to honor a couple of true American heroes. The truest, really. It's time we determined who among these legends is the greatest of all time. OF ALL TIME! In a Fashion...Show More Summary
The true story of one of the most important friendships in American history
Just in time for Presidents Day, C-SPAN has an updated survey of 91 historians that ranks the presidents from best to worst. Here are the top 10: Abraham Lincoln George Washington Franklin D. Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Dwight D. Eisenhower Harry [...]
It was a friendship that proved redemptive for Lincoln, helping him through two serious, suicidal bouts of depression that threatened his relationship with his future wife and his political ambitions.
An 1848 runaway slave poster, with a connection to Abraham Lincoln, also is for sale.
Still not ready to acknowledge the fact that Donald Trump is our POTUS? On this sacred day meant to honor our first president George Washington (and in some states Abraham Lincoln too)… for basically the first time EVER, we're wondering how we can celebrate President's Day without giving Drumpf any of the attention he so desperately [...]
A survey of historians of American presidents ranked the following as the top five presidents: Abraham Lincoln George Washington Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, or “FDR” Dwight D. Eisenhower, or “Ike” Obama made the list as the twelfth-best president and George W. Bush was ranked thirty-third. Bill Clinton climbed up to fifteenth. As an aside, […]
Since today is Presidents' Day in the United States, let's consider a classic question that can spark no small amount of debate. George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are commonly regarded as the two greatest presidents. Which one would you say was the greatest?
Funny pictures of babies dressed up as Abraham Lincoln and George Washington.
A copy of a well-known portrait of President Abraham Lincoln is now hanging inside the Macon County Courthouse in Decatur. The (Decatur) Herald and Review reports (http://bit.ly/2lvbcHF ) the 30-by-40-inch … Click to Continue »