Abraham Lincoln gave hundreds of speeches in his lifetime. Below are some of his important speeches.
Peoria Speech, October 16, 1854
House Divided Speech, June 16, 1858
Cooper Union Address, February 27, 1860
Farewell to Springfield, February 11, 1861
Address at Independence Hall, February 22, 1861
First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861
Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863
Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865
Did You Know?
Abraham Lincoln is the only president to hold a patent. His patent was for a system of chambers designed to refloat boats that had run aground. He received Patent No. 6469 on May 22, 1849. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois