DetailsAbraham Lincoln: The Man (Standing Lincoln) _Designed by ibudmen ( http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:191979 ) _Abraham Lincoln, byname Honest Abe, the Rail-Splitter, or the Great Emancipator (born February 12, 1809, near Hodgenville, Kentucky, U.S.—died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C.), 16th president of the United States (1861–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. (For a discussion of the history and nature of the presidency, see presidency of the United States of America.) _Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his fellow countrymen and also for people of other lands. This charm derives from his remarkable life story—the rise from humble origins, the dramatic death—and from his distinctively human and humane personality as well as from his historical role as saviour of the Union and emancipator of the slaves. His relevance endures and grows especially because of his eloquence as a spokesman for democracy. In his view, the Union was worth saving not only for its own sake but because it embodied an ideal, the ideal of self-government. In recent years, the political side to Lincoln’s character, and his racial views in particular, have come under close scrutiny, as scholars continue to find him a rich subject for research. The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., was dedicated to him on May 30, 1922. (http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/341682/Abraham-Lincoln) _ His primary goal was to reunite the nation. He unilaterally suspended habeas corpus, arresting and temporarily detaining thousands holding secessionist or anti-war views in the border states without trial, ignoring the Ex parte Merryman ruling that such suspension is permitted only to Congress. Lincoln averted potential British intervention by defusing the Trent Affair in late 1861. His complex moves toward ending slavery centered on the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, using the Army to protect escaped slaves, encouraging the border states to outlaw slavery, and helping push through Congress the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which permanently outlawed slavery. _Lincoln has been consistently ranked both by scholars and the public as one of the three greatest U.S. presidents.
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SKU 10000500 Length [mm] 56.02 Width [mm] 56.02 Height [mm] 120 Volume [cm³] 39.74 Area [cm²] 139.7