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29 April 2019

U.S. History Timeline: American Presidents: After Lincoln / Before Coolidge

Assassination, Amnesty, Emancipation.

The Republican party was formed in 1854 by antislavery groups. Abraham Lincoln campaigned on an antislavery platform and won the election. He was the first Republican president and the first POTUS to be assassinated. In 1863, even though the war had not ended, the Emancipation Proclamation was formally issued. When the Civil War was over, amnesty was offered to the opposition.


A discussion of American presidents on the historical timeline "After Lincoln / Before Coolidge".  Read on.


English: Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth Presid...
English: Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States. .... (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lithograph of the Assassination of Abraham Lin...
Lithograph of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. From left to right: Henry Rathbone, Clara Harris, Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, and John Wilkes Booth. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)






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