Washington, Lincoln, Wilson, Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Nixon, I hate to shamefully admit, are the only American presidents from before the 1980s for whom I could recall their rough chronological place in American history. Considering that I am from Scotland, and have never studied American history, I guess that’s not too bad, right? Well, to […]
Among two-term presidents, Obama has made fewer vetoes than any president since Lincoln. Obama's total, however, is very likely to start growing in a hurry.
Abraham Lincoln was the last president to attempt and fail to win a majority of the vote in a statewide race prior to winning the White House.
Founded in 1854, Lincoln University is the oldest Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the nation. With Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah among its most prestigious graduates,...Show More Summary
Over the years, hundreds of actors have portrayed President Abraham Lincoln on screen, starting with half a dozen actors in 1911. This week, another stove top hatted casting choice was tipped, and it’s one of the more unusual ones. Chatting...Show More Summary
Kristen Bell was on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and as we've come to expect, she talked about her baby daughters Lincoln and Delta. More » Kristen Bell Says People Confuse Her Daughter’s Birthday With President Lincoln’s is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movies and Celebrity News.
The president isn't just giving orders, he's also joining the battle in a large mech.
Between yesterday’s presidents thread and the fact that I’m teaching Pam Brandwein’s Rethinking the Judicial Settlement of Reconstruction in my semimar today, I was compelled to look up Garfield’s inaugural address. Pretty interesting: The emancipated race has already made remarkable progress. Show More Summary
We remain fascinated with Abraham Lincoln, our 16th president, and as this year marks the 150th anniversary of his assassination, as well as the end of the Civil War, the number and diversity of titles focusing on Honest Abe are up. Jill...Show More Summary
Happy Presidents Day 2015! True American heroes don't come any truer than these two... who we decided to pit against each other to determine the greatest of all time. OF ALL TIME! In an epic Fashion Face-Off for the ages! Sort of literally! Honest...Show More Summary
We remember the railsplitting and the presidenting, but what massive financial burden of a job did young lawyer Lincoln spend years paying off?
From Lincoln’s inclusive approach to human resource management to Washington’s lead-by-example strategy, we honor President’s Day by sharing leadership lessons from our nation’s leaders that all small businesses can learn from. Abraham Lincoln: Building a Winning Team A strong team is key to business success, but it takes more than a paintball tournament to foster...
In an age of telegraphs and daily papers, the shock and disbelief of Lincoln's death spread slowly across America
So which is it: Presidents’ Day or Washington’s Birthday? What about Abraham Lincoln? The best answer I found online is from Snopes.com (recommended): Claim: The federal holiday observed in the United States on the third Monday of February is officially designated as “Presidents’ Day.” FALSE Their post is long and detailed,...
Along with abolishing slavery and preserving the union... Abraham Lincoln was also known for having a ripped physique from wrestling and chopping wood! And just because there are no real photos of Honest Abe's shredded stomach... that doesn't…
Before Abraham Lincoln became our 16th U.S. President, he was a business owner -- and not always a successful one. His shop in New Salem failed leading to personal bankruptcy. He received a patent for his invention to lift riverboats over sand bars but never got the business off the ground. Show More Summary
It was a scene of horror and disbelief, yet those who were there recall feeling inspired to live worthy of the man
I've written before about the travesty of having a Presidents Day and lumping Buchanan and Carter in with Washington and Lincoln. If we're going to have a "Day" then it should mean something other than a long weekend and mattress sales. Show More Summary
I hesitate giving this posting from the League of the South, announcing their intention to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln,…
Let me begin with Presidents’ Day. It’s a nice long weekend. But it says nothing about the greatness of certain American presidents. Whatever happened to Washington’s Birthday? Or Lincoln’s Birthday? Of course, I could go for Reagan’s Birthday. Show More Summary