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  • Chief of State

    Chief of State
    Abraham Lincoln made his first major political appearance in the Northeast when he addressed a rally at the Cooper Union in New York
  • Chief Legislator

    Chief Legislator
    There are no specific dates, but in the five years the Abraham Lincoln was president, he only vetoed seven laws, and none of his vetoes were overridden.
  • Chief Executive

    Chief Executive
    There is not a specific date, but around March of 1861 President Lincoln appointed people to his cabinet. Some of the people that he appointed were William H. Seward (State), Simon Cameron (War),
    Salmon P. Chase (Treasury), Edward Bates (Justice), Montgomery Blair (Post), Gideon Welles (Navy), and Caleb B. Smith (Interior).
  • Political Party Leader

    Political Party Leader
    On March 4, 1861 Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as President of the United States of America. This was his first act as being the leader of a political party. He was the leader of the Republican party.
  • Commander in Chief

    Commander in Chief
    On April 12, 1861 Abraham Lincoln declared war against the Southern States that had broken away from the United States of America. They broke away because they still wanted slavery to be allowed.
  • Executive Order

    Executive Order
    Abraham Lincoln makes an Executive Order by taking control of every railroad in the country during the Civil War until further notice. He demanded that all workers for these railroads will be ready to transport troops.
  • Chief Diplomat

    Chief Diplomat
    Abraham Lincoln tried to negotiate and make a pact with the Southern states trying to end the Civil War and end slavery all at once with the Emancipatioin Proclomation.
  • Most Important Accomplishment

    Most Important Accomplishment
    On January 31, 1865 the Emancipation Proclomation was put into effect after President Lincoln announced it. The proclomation stated that all slaves in United States teritory would be freed. This is the most important thing that Abraham Lincoln ever did because it ended slavery, which at the time was one of the worst problems facing the world.