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What was the effect that the Civil war had on Abraham Lincoln

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The Assassination of President Lincoln
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The Assassination of President Lincoln

On April 15 president Lincoln was assassinated in the Petersen's House. In Ford's Theater actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential booth and shot the president in the back of the head, it was done. He died murdered by someone no one expected to be the killer

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Ending the Bloodshed
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Ending the Bloodshed

The Confederates finally surrender after the pure blood bath the war was, its over everyone agreed on that, it seemed that Lincoln was finally loved and liked by the country. He was happy that it was over and could lead the country into the right direction

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Farther into the war
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Farther into the war

The Confederates started to take over, they were winning more and more battles. Lincoln tried his best to unite the nation but it was falling more apart, people started to hate him for his stance during the war. He only tried to help but people did not understand and didn't listen to him

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The start of the Civil War
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The start of the Civil War

When the Civil War started panic among everyone started they counted on the president to solve the problem. People were dying left and right, endless battles with a pure blood bath. No one knew how to deal with it not even the president. Abraham Lincoln needed to keep a straight face and talk to the public. The President panicked but he couldn't show it it was hard on the presidents mindset

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Dividing of the two nations
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Dividing of the two nations

The new acts allowed the Negros new rights they never had which meant that they started to leave the union and so did the states, soon the nation was divided into two parts the North and the South. The Whig party which he crated started dying which was hard on still young Lincoln.

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Abraham Lincoln background
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Abraham Lincoln background

He was the 16th president of the United States. Born in February 12, 1809 and died in April 15, 1865. When he was little he was known for his intellect. When Lincoln moved away from home he co-owed a general store in Illinois.

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