Abraham Lincoln and Walt Disney

How they overcame their obsticals

Abraham Lincoln's Childhood

Abe's childhood was rough. His family moved several times from Kentucky. When he got to Illinois he wasn't interested in being a farmer but started splitting rails and clearing up his fathers barn. He got elected to lead the company of soldiers. Later he admitted he gave more satisfaction than any election he had ever one. He worked on a riverboat, ran a store and thought about being a blacksmith. Instead he decided to study the law and started his own successful law of practice. Finally in 1860 Lincoln ran for president and won.

Depression and Finding A distributer

  • Of the estimated 17.5 million Americans who are affected by some form of depression, 9.2 million have major or clinical depression
  • Two-thirds of people suffering from depression do not seek necessary treatment
  • Women experience depression about twice as often as men

Lincolns Depression and Walt's Animations

Steam Boat Willie

Steam Boat Willie

In 1928 made and distributed by Walt Disney made a short film called "Steam Boat Willie" in all black and white. This cartoon is considered to debut of Mickey Mouse.
Mickey Mouse: Steamboat Willie (1928)