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Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky. His parents were Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks. Abraham did not have a middle name. When he was nine years old his mother Nancy passed away from milk sickness. Thomas would marry his second wife Sarah Bush Johnston. Her and Abraham became very close. Abraham and his father soon became apart and Abraham did not really like his father that much. In 1831 when when he was 22, he went his separate way and started on his own. He had little schooling. He had a year and a half of real learning. He became smart off of reading books and trying to learn new things on his own. When he was about 23 he started to become very interested in politics.
Political Life before Presidency
Abraham's first run was trying to get into the Illinois State Legislature. Unfortunately his run for the Legislature failed. He wanted to take the same steps as his father, and then two years later he was elected to the Whig Party. He...
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... eyes it was war. He fought McClellan because, Abraham wanted slavery abolished but McClellan wanted all the rights of the South given back. Abraham would be elected for a second term.
After The Civil War
After the war Abraham mad many southern people mad at him. John Wilkes Booth was on of them. John Wilkes Booth began his plans many months earlier to kid nap Abraham and then kill him. John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham at Ford Theater in Washington on April 14, 1865. On April 15, 1865 at 7:22 Lincoln died. Before Lincoln was shot he had a dream he was assassinated days before he actually was.
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