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Biography Of Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States of America, was, some say, the greatest president so far in the history of the United States of America. President Lincoln was truly a great president. People remember him even if they don’t remember any of the other presidents. Lincoln has truly made a huge impact in the daily life of all the citizens even today. Now, I will talk about his childhood, his life before he was president, his life during presidency, and what impact he has had on the life now.
First, I want to talk about President Lincoln’s childhood. He was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky, on February 12, 1809. His parents were Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and President Lincoln had two siblings, one older and one younger. He had an older sister, Sarah, who was fortunate enough to live, however he also had a younger brother, Thomas, who died as a baby. Lincoln had to really struggle for a living and learning. His family had to move out of Kentucky for social reasons. When he was only ten years old, his mother died of tremetol, a milk sickness, and he was devastated afterwards. He mourned on it for 26 years. He didn’t bond very well with his father and he despised the work that was put on him at a very early age. After his real mother, he got a step-mother named Sarah Bush Johnston. She was a widow from Kentucky. She and Abraham bonded well, and she encouraged Abraham to read even though both his parents could not read. Only when he was growing into a man did he actually receive his formal education in 18 months. There weren’t many books in the county so Abraham had to walk for miles to borrow a book which he did. He read many, many books such as Robinson Crusoe and the fami...

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...l with the Union. This was a shot at slavery and stating that it was terrible.
On November 19, 1863, the great Gettysburg Address was delivered by Abraham Lincoln. The speech is still remembered today as one of the greatest. This speech told the Americans to finish the work of the people who fought for equality and end slavery once and for all. Also, it emphasized how brave the men were and that their deaths would truly sting the nation for a long time. The Gettysburg Address questioned white supremacy and if it was what lay beneath slavery.
April 14, 1865, what a horrid day. Lincoln. Shot. Dead. John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate sympathizer, had assassinated Abraham Lincoln for his own reasons. Lincoln died a day later, but he lived a full life. As you can see, Lincoln really changed the course of the United States of America, and a huge impact for the better.
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