The 1864 Presidential Election: A War-Weary Nation Reelects President Abraham Lincoln
What role did Lincoln play in shaping the United States? How was he assassinated? When election time came during the Civil War, citizens were very tired of the war and its effects on quality of life. Many worried people did not want Lincoln to be reelected. Kids will learn how Union army victories helped Lincoln to be reelected and what effect he had on slavery in the United States.
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