Abraham Lincoln: The Greatest Heroes In America

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In 1864, the North reelected Lincoln as president, and he was sworn in again on March 4, 1865. Later, it appeared very likely that the North would win the Civil War. Lincoln suggested easy terms for restoring government in the states that had revolted. The main Confederate general, Robert E. Lee, surrendered his troops on April 9 1865. On April 11, 1865, Lincoln gave a monologue in which he promoted the right to vote for freed slaves. Abraham Lincoln is thought of as one of the greatest heroes in America because of his amazing impact on the nation and his one-of-a-kind appeal. He came from humble beginnings and reached the most powerful office in the land; then, he died suddenly and tragically at a time when America really needed him the most
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