President Donald Trump claimed in a Fox News interview that he’s done more for the Black community than any other president, including Abraham Lincoln. “He did good, although it’s always questionable, you know, in other words, the end result -” Trump said of Lincoln before Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner […]
President Donald Trump claimed that “no one” has been treated worse than he has by the media, not even former president Abraham Lincoln. “They always said no one was treated worse than [Abraham] Lincoln,” Trump said in a Fox News town hall held at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. […]
Some actors have been tasked with portraying powerful leaders, like Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln, Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, and Sean Penn as Harvey Milk. Others, like Salma Hayek and Robert Downey Jr., took on the roles of famous artists, like Frida Kahlo and Charlie Chaplin, respectively. Eddie Redmayne […]
The presidency of Abraham Lincoln was mentioned in two separate instances on Thursday night in drastically different contexts. President Donald Trump mocked the 16th US president during a rally in Dallas, while former Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, revered Lincoln’s patriotism. Trump said that he would never be as presidential as […]
More than 40,000 men became casualties in the Battle of Gettysburg, the bloodiest clash of the civil war. Thousands were buried on the battlefield in ad-hoc mass graves. The corpses were later exhumed, and Union soldiers reburied in the National Military Park Cemetery. New remains were still being found in […]
In an interview with ABC, President Donald Trump said he’s been treated worse than any other American president, including President Abraham Lincoln, who was assassinated in 1865. In the interview, Trump repeated his usual complaints that the media treats him unfairly and writes fake stories about him and his administration. […]
The Abraham Lincoln and John C. Stennis carrier strike groups are conducting dual carrier operations in the Mediterranean Sea. It’s the first time since 2016 that two carriers have operated in the region simultaneously. The combined carrier operations are clearly intended to send an unmistakable message to Russia, which has […]
The Sword Gate House is one of the oldest and most expensive mansions in Charleston, South Carolina. The home just sold for $US10 million, after taking years of price cuts. It’s more than 200 years old and has nine bedrooms and 13 full bathrooms. It also boasts priceless historical value […]
US presidents have had a major impact on the English language. Presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump have helped introduce words into our speech. Some of the words presidents helped popularise include “mulligan,” “sugarcoat,” and even “OK.” For as long as the United States has existed, Americans have paid […]
Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest leaders...
• This Presidents’ Day, Americans celebrate the legacy of the United States presidency. • Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president, is widely regarded as one of the greatest presidents of all time. • Lincoln’s daily work routine reflects his intense work ethic. Abraham Lincoln is widely considered America’s greatest president. Monday, […]
A North Carolina state lawmaker is coming under...
Historians always seem to agree that Abraham Lincoln was the best US President. As part of C-SPAN’s third Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership, almost 100 historians and biographers rated the 43 former presidents. The rankings are based on ten qualities of presidential leadership: Public persuasion, crisis leadership, economic management, moral […]
Mount Rushmore has a hidden room that’s closed to the public. Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor behind the monument, was w orried that over time his work would lose significance. He proposed a secret room behind Abraham Lincoln’s hairline that would contain details of the work done on the mountain and […]
Though his brother John is known for killing...
On November 19, 1863, famed orator and former...
Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address...