Abraham Lincoln

"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be"-Abraham Lincoln


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Birthday: February 12, 1809


Date of death: April 15, 1865

Relationship status: He was married

Political views on slavery: Against

Religion: Christian

Hometown: Hodgenville, Kentucky

The Wall

The Kansas-Nebraska act caused Abraham Lincoln to join the Republican party in 1856.



In 1857 the supreme court issued its decision declaring African Americans were not citizens and had no rights, Abraham Lincoln thought opposite.


In 1860 political operatives organized a campaign to support Abraham Lincoln's presidency.


In 1861,7 southern states seceded from the Union, Abraham Lincoln prepared for war.


In 1862 the Union had a victory at Antietam, Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclomation.


In 1863 Abraham lincoln encountered a group of radical Republicans that wanted allegiance from former confederates, was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth

Interests/Hobbies

Abraham Lincoln enjoyed Sports, Music, and animals


Major Accomplishments

Becoming president, The Amancipation Proclomation, set a strong example of leadership, had many famous quotes