Abraham Lincoln

* Identify and research the character

Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville in Kentucky, and he died at the age of fifty six. His home state is Illinois. His party was Republican and he was president for four years.Abraham was an unaffiliated Christian as he never officially acquired church membership. He as well had deep depression. Abraham Lincoln was the first president to have a beard.

* What was their role in the civil war

Abraham Lincoln was the president during the civil war for the north union. So meaning he was really importnat to the civil war because he was the leader for one of the sides. Abraham Lincoln responded to the crisis wielding powers as no other president before him during the civil war. he tried his best to abolish slavery because he believed that "everybody is equal". And he thought slavery was unfair and the slaves were not treated right.
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*How did they feel about the Civil War and how did they feel about their role

While he wasn't enthused about the nations troubles being sorted out with bloodshed, he was deeply rooted to the cause of preserving the Union, which he was willing to fight for until the bitter end.

* what intersesting facts did you find out about them?

Shortly before his father was assassinated, Robert Lincoln was at at train station where he fell between the platform and the train as the train began to move. He was pulled to safety by a prominent actor of the time named Edwin Booth. Edwin was the brother of John Wilkes Booth, who would later assassinate President Lincoln.
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*How would you have felt,being their character?

I would have a lot of responsibility on my back and would have people look up to me so I would need good effort and strength to keep going. Because with great power comes great responsibility. Also I would be a really big roll model so I cant mess up.