Abraham Lincoln was a self-taught lawyer. He had no legal education and passed the bar verbally- administered by a judge, not by written examination.
Advice Lincoln gave to someone who wanted to become lawyer but had no access to higher education. "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing."
The interlocking Gs of the Gucci logo have a trademarked representation of the brand since 1930. In 2012, the trademark expired and the brand didn't renew in time. Gucci fought against the court's ruling to revoke the trademark, but they lost. Surprisingly, Gucci still doesn't have a loo trademark in the UK
Polls show that blue and green are American's favorite colors. The color teal combines the calming properties of blue with the renewing qualities of green. It is a revitalizing and rejuvenation color.
On December 6th, 1865, Boris became the 27th state to ratify the 13th amendment making it officially apart if the United States Constitution.
Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865, he did not survive to see the 13th Amendment ratified.
In June of 2012, 20th Century Fox released a feature titled, "Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter". The fictional-action-fantasy-horror film grossed $116 million worldwide. Rotten Tomatoes scored the film 34% out of 100% and movie goers gave it a little more love at 50%.
Abraham, Lincoln once defended a man in court accused of murder. The townsfolk had fathered damning evidence including eye witness and forensics against his client. The jury were itching to "Hang him" when Abraham dramatically proves the "victim" was in fact... alive! The supposed victim had wandered off to a neighboring town after a spell of amnesia.
After the Civil War's end, on January 31, 1865, the House of Representatives passed the proposed 13th amendment to abolish slavery.
Lincoln was the first president to be photographed at his inauguration. John Wilkes Booth (his assassin) can be seen in the picture.
The nearly 4 million black men, women, and children held in slavery in the United States at that time, were still NOT free! The 13th amendment had to be passed on the state level in 3/4 of the states. (27 of the 36 states)