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Apr
17
by Trivia Master at 8:21 AM
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True or False

Q: Abraham Lincoln argued a number of cases before the Illinois Supreme Court, but never argued a case before the United States Supreme Court.

credit: @chellers
Apr
16
by Trivia Master at 8:33 AM
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Should have posted this one yesterday...

What was the odd thing found in Lincoln's wallet after his death?

credit: @Northern Light
Apr
15
mourning.jpg
by frontrank2 at 7:33 AM
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On this date in 1865, President Lincoln succumbs to his wound from John Wilkes Booth, inflicted at Ford's Theater the night before.
Vice President Andrew Johnson, members of Lincoln’s cabinet and several of the president’s closest friends stood vigil by Lincoln’s bedside until he was officially pronounced dead at 7:22 a.m. The first lady lay on a bed in an adjoining room with her eldest son Robert at her side, overwhelmed with shock and...
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