In honor of the Fourth of July, here's Abraham Lincoln.
Fun Facts about Abraham Lincoln:
--Successfully led the country through its greatest constitutional, military and moral crisis—the American Civil War--by preserving the Union by force while ending slavery and promoting economic modernization.
--Issued his Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, and promoted the passage of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, abolishing slavery.
--Preferred to honor-duel with swords and axes, as his long reach and natural strength gave him considerable advantage.