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Learning from Lincoln: Both Onscreen and Off

Al3404 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 7:45 AM
Jafo, I have done American History research for most of my life and I am now 74 years old. I have heard that before about the Rothschilds and the American War of 1861 (Lincoln's Tariff War) but have never seen any period documentation. Can you please direct me to that documentation. I am very interested. Al at albarrs@wfeca.net. Also See TRUE AMERICAN HISTORY at http://www.wix.com/albarrs/usandfamilyhistory

What is it about Abraham Lincoln that has captured the hearts and minds of the American public since his assassination nearly 150 years ago? After all, one could argue -- rather persuasively -- that our 16th president was the least qualified candidate ever elected to high national office; in fact, his public service record included just four terms in the Illinois state legislative, one unremarkable term in the House of Representatives, and two unsuccessful bids for the US Senate. In addition, he had virtually no executive experience and, as his contemporaries invariably pointed out, Lincoln seemed wholly unfit to lead the...