Where was the secret service when Lincoln was shot?

Answer The "Secret Service Division" of the Department of the Treasury had been proposed by Lincoln in 1865. The legislation authorizing the creation of the agency had been passed by Congress and was on L... Read More »

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Why was the secret service started when Abraham Lincoln shot?

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Who was the secretary of state while Lincoln was running for president?

During Abraham Lincoln’s election campaign in 1860, Lewis Cass was Secretary of State. Cass served as President James Buchanan’s Secretary of State until the end of 1860, then Jeremiah S. Black... Read More »

Who was the first man President Lincoln asked to command the Union Army?

The first man that Lincoln asked to lead the Union Army in the Civil War was Gen. Robert E. Lee. Lee declined the offer because of loyalties to his home state of Virginia, which had sided with the... Read More »

What president was shot down as an air force pilot during world war 2 and served as Chairman of the CIA during the 1960s and 1970s?