Abraham Lincoln. by Don Fisher. Born Feb. 12, 1809. Mother. In a log cabin in Kentucky. Nancy Hanks. He did Arithmetic on a board. Studied by Himself. Hard Work. Memorized parts. Many Jobs. Postmaster. Shopkeeper. Surveyor. Lawyer. In Springfield, Illinois. Married Mary Todd.
Abraham Lincoln by Don Fisher
Born Feb. 12, 1809 Mother In a log cabin in Kentucky Nancy Hanks He did Arithmetic on a board.
Studied by Himself Hard Work Memorized parts
Many Jobs Postmaster Shopkeeper Surveyor
Lawyer In Springfield, Illinois
Married Mary Todd Four children, but three died
Became President in March 1861 Civil War started at Fort Sumpter in April
Emancipation Proclamation 1863 Freed the Slaves
Five days later Lincoln went to the theater President’s Box Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth
Funeral Train Lincoln’s Tomb in Springfield, IL