Civil War

By: Alissa Fleming

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was born on February 15, 1809 in Kentucky. People called him Abe. Abe was an honest man. He was president during the Civil War. He got married to a woman named Mary. A few weeks later,he was elected president. During the Civil War,people from Africa,were held as slaves in the south of the colonies. Abraham Lincoln and other people from the north thought slavery was wrong.The north and the south fought because of slavery. Abe spoke speeches across the north about how slavery was wrong.The north and the south broke apart during the Civil War because of slavery.