Abraham Lincoln by Oscar Espinoza Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky, on February 12th, 1809. He was the son of Thomas Lincoln, a frontiersman whose own father had been killed by Native Americans, the years leading up to Abraham’s adulthood were marred by poverty. He had a sister named Sarah who was two years older and a brother who died in infancy. In 1811 the family moved several miles away from Abe’s birthplace to a farm on Knob Creek. In December of 1816 the Lincoln family moved to Indiana, settling near present-day Gentryville.
As you can see, one great man who led is responsible for the ending of slavery and getting us through the civil war is Mr. Abraham Lincoln. The 16th president of the United States wasn’t always liked when he was alive yet, he did great things for our country. Now he is considered one of the greatest presidents we have every
Robert Penn Warren was born in Guthrie, Todd County, Kentucky, on April 24, 1905. He was the oldest of three children; others being Mary, the middle child, and Thomas, the youngest. His parents were Robert Franklin Warren, a proprietor and banker, and Anna Ruth Penn Warren, a schoolteacher. In the fall of 1911 he entered the Guthrie School from which he graduated at age 15. He did not then enter college as his mother felt he was too young and went instead, in September, 1920, to Clarksville High School, Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, graduating after the full school year.
Abraham Lincoln, also known as The Great Emancipator, has caused quite a stir in the publics mind. We were persuaded and taught in school that Lincoln was a man of virtue. We were told to follow in the footsteps of the so called Honest Abe. To some this would mean living a life of deception, skepticism, and possibly even racism to be precise. Nevertheless, Lincoln was and still is a hero.
Abraham Lincoln, the greatest man in U.S. history, had many great accomplishments for this nation throughout his presidency. The most significant of these accomplishments was the abolishment of slavery. His love for America motivated him to do what he knew to be just. Lincoln had a meaningful, but shortened life, but he still accomplished more things than most other people in their lifetimes. Abraham Lincoln, the greatest man in U.S. history, had a childhood, education, and achievements that are exceptionally commendable.
Abraham Lincoln: His Impact On America When you hear the name Abraham Lincoln, what comes to mind? Maybe that he was the sixteenth president of the United States, a very tall man with an awkward face, or just a name you heard about in a history class. Lincoln was more than just those elements, he was a leader in the face of war. His life and leadership became idolized for their greatness. Abraham Lincoln greatly impacted the United States of America through his democratic leadership, commitment to human freedom, crucial role in the Emancipation Proclamation, and efforts to have the North and South reunited.
11/29/2011 John F. Kennedy Some very important people today, may have been taken for granted before being successful in their day. These people usually work their hardest though, to be more recogonized and make their family proud. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was one of these people who wanted to make a difference. John F. Kennedy was a historically significant figure of the 1960’s because of his hard work on helping make the world a better place. John “Jack” Kennedy was born the second of nine children on May 29th, 1917.
Twice I moved in with my father but each time was no longer than six months because of my father’s alcoholism. When I was twelve, my mother lost her job and her home and we were forced to live in a homeless shelter for a year. On my sixteenth birthday, I had no idea my life would change so drastically. I was given the opportunity to live with my grandparents in Florida. I started
My name is Shannon Beddome. I live in Waukesha, Wisconsin for about the past 9 years. I was born in the spring of 1981 to a mother who was ill prepared and at time incapable of raising a child. My mother was married to a man who wanted to live the "single life" rather then being a father and husband. He tossed us out when I was a couple of months old.