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16th President of the United States (March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865) Nicknames: "Honest Abe"; "Illinois Rail-Splitter“ Born: February 12, 1809, Kentucky.

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3 16th President of the United States (March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865) Nicknames: "Honest Abe"; "Illinois Rail-Splitter“ Born: February 12, 1809, Kentucky Died: April 15, 1865

4 Passed the Tea Act in agitated locals milled about the wharf where the ships docked Collector of Customs refused to allow the ships to leave without payment of duty

5 Passed the Tea Act in agitated locals milled about the wharf where the ships docked Collector of Customs refused to allow the ships to leave without payment of duty

6 Adopted Sep. 17, 1787 Bill of Rights 27 Amendments

7 Born July 1, 1961 Princess of Wales Died August 31, 1997 Over a million people lined the streets of London Over 2.5 million more watched on T.V.

8 On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln declared all slaves free It actually only freed few people Showed that the Civil War was being fought to end slavery

9 Best known victim of Hitler’s Jewish Holocaust Spent two years with her family hiding in an apartment hiding from the Jews Died in 1945 in a typhus epidemic camp

10 James Marshall found gold nuggets on January 24 Half a million people started to migrate west after the founding of the gold The first printed notice was on March 15

11 5,860,000 Jews were killed 11,000,000 total lives were lost during the Holocaust 5,000,000 were non-Jewish; 3,000,000 were Polish Christians and Catholics

12 War started on March 19, 2003 Objective was to end the regime of Saddam Hussein Consist of largest military operation forces since Vietnam War

13 Youngest man elected president and youngest to die First Roman Catholic President Served exactly 1000 days in office

14 Lasted from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 Between North Korea and South Korea A million and a half American veterans went home at the wars end

15 Born Michael Luther King Jr., but changed his name to Martin 1957 – elected president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference In 11 years, traveled over 6 million miles and spoke more than 2500 times

16 Made up of corn syrup or sugar, gelatin, gum arabic and flavoring Can be made by piping fluffy mixture through long tubes and cutting into equal pieces Grows in salt marshes and near large bodies of water

17 Born February 12, 1809 Thought secession to be illegal Had to struggle for living and learning 16 th President of the United States Assassinated on Good Friday, April 14, 1865

18 Founded by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark Many had to travel on bare foot Cholera was a major problem on the Trail

19 Started December 7, 1941 Started all within a few minutes Left 2403 dead, 188 planes destroyed, 8 damaged and destroyed battleships

20 Born September 7, 1533 She never married Became Queen in 1558 and reigned until her death in 1603

21 I = 1; V=5; X=10; L=50 Usually indicate the order of rulers or ships Sometimes still used in publishing industry for copyright dates

22 Last and most significant of the French and Indian War War did not go well for England

23 Designed to be one of the greatest achievements of prosperity, confidence, and propriety The ship was considered “unsinkable” by the press because of its size Ship remained a mystery until September 1, 1985

24 Invented by the Chinese over 4000 years ago Designed to provide shade from the sun Comes from the Latin word “umbra” First umbrella shop was called “James Smith and Sons”

25 The U.S. began to send troops in 1950 Almost 3 million men and women were sent to the Vietnam War About 2.5 million were killed Fought for a questionable cause

26 Plaza Hotel in NYC announced Windows on November 10, 1983 Founded by Bill Gates Faced potential competition from IBM’s Top View

27 Started December 1895 Founded by Professor Wilhelm Roentgen Tried on his wife; her reaction was “"Oh my God...It makes me somehow feel that I'm looking at my own death!"

28 October 18, 1914 – November 12, 1914 On September 26, 1914, first battle broke out Only winter saved the Allied lines from a total collapse.

29 First raid on London took place May 31, 1915 Killed 28 people and injured 60 more. Could deliver successful long- range bombs


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