Abraham Lincoln

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    Abraham Lincoln compared to other president in my opinion is the best president and he lived in Illinois for a long time because of being a lawyer he may have been seen of being very tall and grim but he was actually a loving person that was always with his family and making sure that if they were sick he would help them the best he could but sadly almost all his sons died. Childhood Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809, in Kentucky. After his mother died, he moved to Indiana where he worked

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    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln has been depicted as a very gifted orator and noble leader of our country. He is often compared with Shakespeare, due to his ability to say amazingly profound words. He is a very important symbol of our country’s history. Lincoln definitely led an interesting life. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in a log cabin in Hardin (now Larue) County, Kentucky. This was near Hodgenville, Kentucky. His mother’s name was Nancy Hanks Lincoln; his father’s name was

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    The Gettysburg Address and Abraham Lincoln’s Biography Abraham Lincoln was the sixteen president of the United States of America. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809. He was born in a little town called Hadin County, located in Kentucky. Abraham Lincoln’s parents were born in Virginia. Abraham Lincoln had four children’s their names were: Robert, Edward, William, and Thomas. His wife name is Mary Todd Lincoln. Everybody in the north wanted Abraham Lincoln as their president because they

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    1842 he married Mary Todd Lincoln. The following year they had their first kid together. Their son was named Robert Todd Lincoln. Abraham and Mary had another son three years later, named Edward Baker Lincoln. They later had two more boys named William Wallace Lincoln and Thomas Tad Lincoln. The only bad thing about all the kids is all of them but one died at an early age. Only Robert would survive until he was an adult. All of the kids death had a major effect on Abraham and Mary. In 1851 Abraham's

  • Abraham Lincoln

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    Childhood Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky to Nancy Hanks Lincoln and Thomas Lincoln. Abraham had two siblings an older sister Sarah and a younger brother Thomas who died as an infant. In 1817 the Lincoln family moved to Perry County, Indiana due to a land dispute. When abraham was nine his mother died of tremetol. A few months after Abrahams mother Nancy died his dad remarried Sarah Bush Johnston a widow with three children. Both his parents were illiterate but Sarah encouraged

  • Abraham Lincoln

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    Abraham Lincoln Many know him as “Honest Abe” or “Illinois Rail Splitter” but we all know him as Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln was given birth to in a Hodgenville, Kentucky log house. He also had very little education, and was mostly self thought. During his lifetime, Lincoln accomplished many things. Some of these included freeing the slaves, fighting the confederacy, and bringing the country back together as one. Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest presidents of the United States. Abraham

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    Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky on February 12, 1809, to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks. Thomas had been apprenticed as a carpenter after the death of his father and the passing of the family property to his eldest brother as required under the system of primogeniture. Thorough dint of hard work or with funds from his family, Thomas acquired enough money to purchase a farm, but his ownership was soon challenged. Kentucky had been surveyed in such a primitive manner that boundaries

  • Abraham Lincoln

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    equal. (Lincoln) Abraham Lincoln was a true American hero. He brought this country through a time of succession and rebellion, through his thoughtful planning, tyranny like leadership, and amiable individuality. He, with a half a nation of armed forces, liberated the slaves and united a nation. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in a log cabin on a farm in Hardin county, Kentucky. He was the son of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and was named after his grandfather (Lincoln). Thomas

  • Abraham Lincoln

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    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the U.S (1861-1865) who brought the Union to victory in the Civil War. Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Kentucky. His father was Thomas Lincoln and his mother was Nancy Hanks, both were pioneer farmers. When Abraham Lincoln was two they moved to nearby Knob Creek, Indiana. The following year his mother died. In 1819 Abraham Lincoln’s father married Sarah Bush Johnston, a kind widow who gained Abraham Lincoln’s friendship. Abraham Lincoln grew up to

  • Abraham Lincoln

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    Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday, February 12, 1809, in a log cabin near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was the son of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and he was named for his paternal grandfather. Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and farmer. Both of Abraham's parents were members of a Baptist congregation which had separated from another church due to opposition to slavery. When Abraham was 7, the family moved to southern Indiana. Abraham had gone to school briefly in Kentucky and did so again in Indiana

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