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History | Design & Technology | Citizenship | PSHE

US generals fear potential for ‘lethal chaos’

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In 1858, Abraham LincolnHe served as president from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln, who led the country through the American Civil War, is one of the most popular US presidents of all time. stood up to give a speech that would become one of his most famous. He had a stern warning for his country, divided over the question of slavery: “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”

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