Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States of America. He served as president for 5 years, from March 4, 1861 until his assassination by John Wilkes Booth on April 15, 1865.
Lincoln is known for his leadership during the American Civil War and for signing the Emancipation Proclamation, an executive order changing the legal status of slaves to free.
Enjoy these interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln.
by Eddie Alfaro