Abraham Linclon was born on feb 12,1809.He lived in springfield. he was a lawyer and a politican in illinois. he grew up in a log cabin .he borrowed books and taught him self as a kid.He was the 16th president.he helped the nation through the civil war. lincoln helped stop slavery.
He Was A Hero
Abraham Lincoln was a hero because he helped everyone in court, like the black woman in Illinois. He made speeches. Abraham Lincoln made the speech that was given after the Battle of Gettysburg after many soldiers died. He wanted to end slavery and free all slaves. He made the Emancipation Proclamation which ended slavery. People called him the Great Emancipator because he ended slavery. Abraham Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. He died in a theater. He was shot by John Wilkes Booth.