The story of Abraham Lincoln overcoming multiple obstacles.
All About Abe
THE LINCOLN FAMILY
- On April 14, 1865 Lincoln signed a legislative creating the Secret Service the morning he was shot at the Ford’s Theater.
- Lincoln never slept in the Lincoln bedroom we know today, he actually just used as his Office.
- A cow that was injected with venom spread a milk sickness which ended up killing Lincoln’s mother in 1818
Lincoln’s greatest accomplishment would be that he ended slavery, the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg Address. The proclamation basically gave the layout of freeing slaves. It let the blacks serve in the Army and the Navy of the union, basically giving them the right to fight for their freedom. An important part of the Emancipation Proclamation is that it did NOT end slavery. The 13th Amendment which Abraham supported intensely is what ended up allowing the slaves freedom. The Gettysburg Address where he gave a memorable speech about people’s rights. Although the speech is honorable and very well known, people aren’t sure what the exact words are. His achievements went towards the making of his own memorial.
“ Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle”
“A house divided against itself cannot stand”
“ When I do go, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.”
“My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.”
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