Abraham Lincoln Timeline

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Abraham Lincoln Reid Blanchard The Ogburn School Table of Contents Timeline – Page 3 Abstract – Page 4 Review of Literature – Page 5 Paper – Page 6-14 References - Page 15 Timeline 1. Cover Page – Projected Date: June 22, 2012 – Actual Date: June 22, 2012 2. Table of Contents – Projected Date: June 22, 2012 – Actual Date: June 22, 2012 3. Timeline – Projected Date: June 22, 2012 – Actual Date: June 23, 2012 4. Abstract – Projected Date: June 22, 2012 – Actual Date: June 24, 2012 5. Review of the Literature – Projected Date: June 24, 2012 – Actual Date: June 26, 2012 6. Paper – Projected Date: June 30, 2012 – Actual Date July 2, 2012 7. References – Projected Date: June 30, 2012 – Actual Date July 2,…show more content…
It is reported that the unusually frequent moving by the Lincolns was due to their dislike of slavery. The Lincolns were members of a Baptist denomination that had broken away from the parent church, due to slavery issues. However, exacerbating the moving situation was Thomas' uncertainty with the security of Kentucky land titles. In Indiana, property owner were offered secure titles that had been surveyed under the Northwest Ordinance. Living in a three-sided shelter on Pigeon Creek, a Abraham received a few more months of schooling between helping his father build a house and a farm. But, in the fall of 1818, Abraham's mother, along with his great aunt and uncle, would pass away from 'milk sick', likely drinking milk from cows that had grazed on white snakeroot (Stevenson,…show more content…
Democratic newspapers dubbed him 'Spotty Lincoln', and indicated that he had committed political suicide (McPherson, 2000). This label would come back to haunt him when he ran in 1848 for the Whig presidential nominee against Zachary Taylor. Although Lincoln's successor in the House, his former partner Logan, lost due to the backfire against the Whig party's antiwar stance, Taylor did win the presidency. However, most disturbing to Lincoln was the fact that he did not get the patronage appointment to commissioner of the General Land Office, as he had anticipated. Lincoln returned home to devote his time to his law practice, disheartened with politics, and became one of the leading attorneys in the state. He represented both large corporations and small firms (Stevenson, 2005), and many of his cases involved local matters of debt, slander and libel, foreclosure, divorce, trespass, and more (McPherson, 2000) But, it would be the Kansas-Nebraska Act that would force Lincoln back into the political

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