Abraham Lincoln. 1. Ashlyn A Mrs. Beringer, 6 th. Early Life . “The family moved north across the Ohio River to free territory and made a new start in Perry County , Indiana.” 1. “Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809.” 1.
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Abraham Lincoln 1. AshlynA Mrs. Beringer, 6th
Early Life “The family moved north across the Ohio River to free territory and made a new start in Perry County, Indiana.” 1. “Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809.” 1. “He was born on February 12th 1809, and died April 15th 1865 at the age of fifty six. His home state is Illinois.” 2. 4.
Abraham Lincoln’s President World “ He was known for the Garden of Praise.” 8. “ Lincoln had less than a year of schooling. Books were scarce and so was paper. He worked his arithmetic problems on a board and cleaned the board with a knife so he could use it again.” 8. 3.
Abraham’s Famous Quotes “Duty devolves on me which is, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any man since that of Washington. He never could have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all times relied. I feel that I cannot succeed without the same divine aid which sustained him, and on the same Almighty Being I place my reliance for support; and I hope you, my friends, will all pray that I may receive that divine assistance without which I cannot succeed, but with which success is certain.”3. “You are ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm.”4. “People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”5.
Abraham’s Family “Abraham Lincoln was married on November 4, 1842, to Miss Mary Todd, four sons being the issue of the union. “ 6. “Mrs. Lincoln died in her sixty-fourth year at the home of her sister, Mrs. Ninian W. Edwards, at Springfield, Illinois, in 1882. She was the daughter of Robert S. Todd, of Kentucky. Her great-uncle, John Todd, and her grandfather, Levi Todd, accompanied General George Rogers Clark to Illinois, and were present at the capture of Kaskaskia and Vincennes.”6. 7.
In the White House “ The son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Lincoln had to struggle for a living and for learning. Five months before receiving his party's nomination for President.” 6. “ Lincoln made extraordinary efforts to attain knowledge while working on a farm, splitting rails for fences, and keeping store at New Salem, Illinois. He was a captain in the Black Hawk War, spent eight years in the Illinois legislature, and rode the circuit of courts for many years. His law partner said of him, "His ambition was a little engine that knew no rest.“6. 7.
The Constitution “As originally written, the Constitution of the United States incorporates many of the ideals which were articulated in the Declaration of Independence.” 5. “ Lincoln expressed his opposition to slavery and his devotion to equality in numerous speeches, public letters, and remarks. He burst upon the national scene with the Peoria Address, in which he asserted that slavery was inconsistent with self-government.” 5.
Timeline “Elected to State legislature as Whig. (Resides in Springfield till 1861. Law partner with John L. Stuart till 1840.”) 8. 1851 – “Lincoln's father Thomas dies in Illinois at age of 73.” 8. 1862 – “September 22, emancipation announced.” 8. 1882 – “Lincoln's widow Mary dies in Springfield, Illinois at age 63.” 8. 1869 – “Lincoln's stepmother Sarah dies in Illinois.” 8. 1865 – “March 4, inaugurated for the second term. April 14, assassinated in Ford's Theater, Washington, by a mad actor, Wilkes Booth. April 19, body lay in state at Washington. April 26, Booth slain in resisting arrest, by Sergeant Boston Corbett, near Port Royal. April 21 to May 4, funeral-train through principal cities North, to Springfield, Illinois.” 8.
Nicknames “The Ancient One”7. “ Honest Abe” 7. “The Rail Splitter”7. “The Tycoon” 7.
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