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By Marine CAVE 4ème3
Publié le mardi 23 mars 2010.

Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12th,1809.

He was the sixteenth president of the United States ( from 1861 to 1865 ). He was also the first republican president in the USA.

His name was associated with the Civil War and the Abolition of Slavery : he won the Civil War and he abolished Slavery.Then, he died on April 15th, 1865. He was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth when he was fifty six-years old.