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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

  • Abraham Lincoln

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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

  • 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

  • Abraham Lincoln

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    ” - Abraham Lincoln. Abraham lincoln proved himself to be a man of good character before and after he was given the power of presidency. Abraham Lincoln was one of the most pivotal presidents in the history of our country. Abraham Lincoln was born on february 12th 1809, to Thomas Lincoln and his wife Nancy Hanks. Abraham was born and spent a large portion of his childhood living in Hardin county, Kentucky. Abraham was not there first child, they had a daughter in 1807 two years before Abraham named

  • Abraham Lincoln

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    Abraham Lincoln is one of popular presidents in United States History. With his face on pennies, five-dollar bills, saving bonds, and his name placed on hotels, cars, toys and streets it’s almost impossible to grow up as a kid in America without hearing the name Lincoln. In the recent decades Lincoln enthusiast have been trying to discover the real Lincoln, trying to decipher myth from reality. Lincoln was considered to be, “the last great leader before industrial change, (because) Lincoln stood

  • Abraham Lincoln

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    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in a log cabin in Hardin Kentucky. His father Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and farmer who was always very poor. Both of his parents were members of a Baptist congregation which had split from another church because of its views against slavery. This is where Abe first developed his own opposition to slavery. When Abe was nine the family moved to Spencer, Indiana, and his mother Nancy died from milk sickness. Milk sickness was a

  • 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

  • Abraham Lincoln

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    I. Abraham Lincoln – The leader who shaped modern America Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12th, 1809 and died on April 15th, 1865. He was the 16th President of the United States of America. He served as president of the country from 1861 to 1865 and one of the leaders of the Union representing states that against slavery during the American Civil War. He grew up in a poor family. Thus, the man was known as a self-educated person. Despite his living condition, he then became a lawyer, a state