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1809 – Born on the 12th of February. 16th President of the United States of America.   1834-1849 – Member of Illinois state legislature (Whig).1847 – Representative from Illinois (Whig)   1837-1865 – Held private law practice in Springfield, Illinois     1854 – 1856 – candidate for Republican vice-presidential nomination. Publicly argued against Kansas-Nebraska ..

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  1818 – She was born on the 13th day of December this year.   1838 – Nearly 21, she went to Springfield, Illinois, to live with her sister Mrs. Ninian Edwards. Here she met Abraham Lincoln.   1842 – She married Abraham Lincoln.   1860 – Her unwavering faith in her husband won ample ..

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US businessman, diplomat, and politician   present during Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House 1865, as aide to Ulysses Grant   Secretary of War 1881-1885   US ambassador to Britain 1889-1893   president of Pullman Co. 1897-1911   only person known to have been present at the assassinations of three US presidents (Abraham ..

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1818 – Born in Baily close to Easton, Maryland.             – He grew up fighting slavery in the US years before Civil War.     1824 – Worked for Captain Aaron Anthony.     1826 – He was sent to Baltimore, Maryland to work for Hugh Auld.     1833 – He ..

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1818 – Born in Warsaw, Kentucky on the 8th of January . 1835 – He graduated from Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois. 1837 – He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Jacksonville. 1842-1845 – Yates served as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives. 1850 – He was elected as a ..

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