Abraham Lincoln

By: Jacob, Airyn, and Cooper

Early Life

  • Abraham moved to Illnois at age 21
  • He was a postmaster and he ran a store
  • Abe married Mary Todd twelve years later
  • 4 sons lived in springfield , Illinois

Life's Work

  • Abe became a lawyer
  • He was elected to Congress in 1846
  • Abe became president in 1861
  • Abe was president during the Civil War

Later Years

  • Abe signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863
  • The Emancipation Proclamation stopped slavery
  • John Wilkes Booth shot Abe and killed him in 1865 because he did't agree with Lincoln

Important Information & Fun Facts

  • He was the 16th President of the United States
  • Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky in 1809
  • moved to Indiana

Sources

pebblego.com

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