1.) Abraham Lincoln

  • 07/19/2019 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
1.) Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, he ended the barbaric practice of slavery in America and restored the Union amid a bloody civil war that could've easily torn it apart.

Unfortunately, an assassin's bullet meant his vision of a reconstruction process than emphasized reconciliation was lost.

His successors and leaders in Congress were much harsher towards the South, breeding profound resentment.

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