Abraham Lincoln

Siyona Scott

Facts

· Born February 12 1809,Died April 15 1865



· Was the leader of the Union in the Civil War



· January 1, 1863, he issued the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy.


· He is considered a influential person because of his help with slavery.



· November 6,1860 he became president



· John Wilkes Booth a famous actor and Confederate sympathizer, shot Abraham Lincoln at a play at Ford’s Theatre

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Famous Sayings

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.—Abraham Lincoln


The best way to predict the future is to create it– Abraham Lincoln