Abraham Lincoln

By Gage Vachet

Abraham child hood

Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 his birth place is in hodgenvill,ky. his mother died when he was 9 and his family moved several times; from Kentucky, where he was born, to Indiana and then Illinoisan his early 20's. so he moved around a lot. he had a really hard childhood is what i found out.

Abraham Lincoln teenage years

After he arrived in Illinois, he had no interest in being a farmer and instead started splitting rails and clearing his father's farm. Then he enlisted in the Black Hawk War (a fight to move the Indians westward) as a volunteer. He was elected to lead his company of soldiers.

Abraham Lincoln success

some of his successes are, he was elected company captain of Illinois militia black hawk war. he appointed postmaster of new Salem, Illinois appointed deputy surveyor of sangamon country. he was elected to Illinois state legislature established own law practice with William h. herndon as junior partner. elected to congress. and eventually was elected as president

Abraham Lincoln Video

i chose this video because it gives some history of hi life and his family. and i wanted to share a little more what he thinks of his family. and just for some extra facts about him.


Works Cited

"Abraham Lincoln's Youth." Abraham Lincoln's Youth. Web. 22 Mar. 2016.

"Abraham Lincoln's Youth." Abraham Lincoln's Youth. Web. 22 Mar. 2016.