Abraham Lincoln Facts

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10 surprising facts about the 16th President of the United States of America that you did not know. Source: National Constitution Center blog.

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10 Abraham Lincoln Facts 57049350-0398-4351-aa80-0e32df422445.jpg (image/jpg) February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865
Patents Lincoln is the only President to have a patent; a device to free steamboats that ran aground.
Women's rights Lincoln wanted women to have the vote in 1836.
Survivor His life was saved twice when he was young.
Hat db2039ec-d9b7-4981-8dea-1a71a380fbb8.jpg (image/jpg) Inside his hat is where Lincoln kept his important documents.
Drinking and smoking Lincoln didn’t chew, drink or smoke.
Abe Lincoln hated being called Abe, he preferred being called Lincoln.
Animals Lincoln was an animal lover, who wouldn’t hunt or fish.
Telegraph 91155ce9-d1ef-4a63-aae8-08e0324904a9.jpg (image/jpg) Lincoln was the first President to use the telegraph. He used it like email to communicate with Generals.
Businessman Lincoln failed in his first business.
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