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The Sliding Scale
Following Lincoln’s death and a period of national mourning, his legacy began to be shaped. Hailed as the Great Emancipator, his legacy was one of preserving the Union and abolishing slavery. This cartoon ranks the worth of presidents in United States history, with Abraham Lincoln second only to the founder of the country, George Washington.
- The Sliding Scale
- Victor Gillam, Sackett & Wilhelms Litho Co.
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