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Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin (now Larue) County,Ky., on Feb. 12, 1809. His family moved to Indiana and then to Illinois, and Lincoln gained what education he could along the way. While reading law, he worked in a store, managed a mill, surveyed, andsplit rails. In 1834, he went to the Illinois legislature as a Whig and became the party's floor leader. For the next 20 years he practiced law in Springfield, except for a single term (1847–49) inCongress, where he denounced the Mexican War. In 1855, he was a candidate for senator and the next year he joined the new Republican Party.

From the start, Lincoln made clear that, unlike Buchanan,he believed the national government had the power to crush the rebellion. Not an abolitionist, he held the slavery issue subordinate to that of preserving the Union, but soon perceived that the warcould not be brought to a successful conclusion without freeing the slaves. His administration was hampered by the incompetence of many Union generals, the inexperience of the troops, and the harassingpolitical tactics both of the Republican Radicals, who favored a hard policy toward the South, and the Democratic Copperheads, who desired a negotiated peace.

Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park,2,219,791 acres (899,015 hectares), the world's first national park (est. 1872), NW Wyo., extending into Montana and Idaho. It lies mainly on a broad plateau in the Rocky Mts., on the ContinentalDivide, c.8,000 ft (2,440 m) above sea level, surrounded by mountains from 10,000 to 14,000 ft (3,048–4,267 m) high. The area, a huge craterlike volcanic basin (caldera), is a geological “hot spot” andthe site of several massive eruptions, the most recent occurring some 600,000 years ago. The plateau is mostly formed from once-molten lava.

The park also has petrified forests, lava formations,...
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