Abraham Lincoln

Contributions To Slavey

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Birth & Death Info/ Childhood

  • He was born in a small town near Hodgeville, Kentucky
  • He was born February 12, 1809
  • His dad died as he was a young boy
  • He was a cargo worker
  • He was killed by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865


  • He didn't have a very good education
  • He had less than a full year of education
  • His step mom urged him to read
  • He loved to teach many different people

Important Life Events

  • He was president during the Civil War
  • Gettysburg Address
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Battle of Antietam

Contributions To Change

  • He abolished slavery
  • He made people give up their slaves
  • He kept it where people are free and don't have to be slaves


  • President during the Civil War
  • Abolished slavery
  • Didn't let the South win
  • 16th president(during the Civil War)

Interesting Facts

  • He was a lawyer
  • 1 side of his face doesn't match the other
  • When he was shot, he died the next day
  • He died at 56 years old
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