This Day In History - Abraham Lincoln Inaugurated 1861

Abraham Lincoln Inaugurated 1861

Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Event Description

On this day in 1861, Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th president of the United States. In his inauguration speech Lincoln extended an olive branch to the South, but also made it clear that he intended to enforcefederal laws in the states that seceded

Event Location

Washington DC