Abraham Lincoln

By : Angelica Edr

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Abraham Lincoln was America's 16th president. He was a brave man who just wanted to do what is right for others. He would put others before him and didn't care what your skin color was .

II. Early Life


"Abraham was born on February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville , Kentucky."


He lived most of his life in Indiana from 1816 to 1930."

II. Adulthood


"He helped support his family by working as a farmhand , ferryman , and store clerk."


"His dislike for slaver came from when he helped sail a flatboat down the mississippi river and saw a slave market in new orleans ."

III. Presidency


"He was elected as the 16th president of the United States of America on March 4, 1861."


"He died on April 15, 1865 in Washington , D.C."
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Gettysburg Address

He had said that a Union could not be destroyed . That this was the "new birth of a nation" . We should basically never take anything for granted and believe in the new nation that many died for.


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"Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)." Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature. George B. Perkins, Barbara Perkins, and Phillip Leininger. Vol. 1. New York: HarperCollins, 1991. 612. Literature Resource Center. Web. 6 May 2016.

Morgan, Lee, Piero Cattaneo, and Lino Monchieri. Abraham Lincoln. Morristown, NJ: Silver Burdett, 1990. Print.