Abraham Lincoln was a very important man in the movement of the Reconstruction Era, yet so important that grave robbers tried to steal his body from his tomb as a ransom of two hundred thousand dollars (“10 Things You May”). Such a significant man like Abraham Lincoln has a great legacy behind him after having issued the Emancipation Proclamation, Freedmen’s Bureau, and the 13th amendment. “Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, freeing all slaves in the confederate states” ("Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)”). This was ...
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