Download Abraham Lincoln Cabinet Background. On march 4, 1861, abraham lincoln took the oath of office and became the sixteenth president of the united states. Beale, editor, the diary of edward bates, p.
In this post, i have reflected on the key leadership lessons from abraham lincoln that i took away from team of rivals by doris kearns goodwin. Vice president andrew johnson is sworn in as the seventeenth president of the united states. From the files of the lincoln financial foundation collection.
General winfield scott (in uniform) in the council chamber at white house.
President abraham lincoln led the united states through its bloodiest, most divisive and most decisive period of our history. On march 4, 1861, abraham lincoln took the oath of office and became the sixteenth president of the united states. Monday, february 12, marks the 209th anniversary of his birth. Michael burlingame and john r.