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    one thing, or all the other.” (Abraham Lincoln Great Speeches Page 25) This speech speaks of the character and the dignity of a great President. Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States of America. He is a self taught man that began as a lawyer and rose to state legislator to the President. Abraham Lincoln helped the United States through one of the most horrific wars in the United States history. Born February 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln lived in Kentucky. He taught

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    Abraham Lincoln On the fourth of March in 1861, Abraham Lincoln became the sixteenth President of the United States of America. President Lincoln was born on the twelfth of February in 1809 in a log cabin located in Hodgenville, Kentucky, and died at the age of fifty-six on the fifteenth of April in 1865 in Washington, D.C. In 1834, Abraham Lincoln was elected as a member of the Whig party into the Illinois state legislature. Being involved with politics helped form and shape his view about slavery

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    Joseph Miller 5/12/2013 Pr.6 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest presidents in American history. Born on February 12th, 1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky he was one of the most important people to lead our country. He has had many great accomplishments throughout his lifetime. If it wasn’t for him some of us wouldn’t have the rights we have today. Abraham Lincoln was a very intelligent man, even though he only went to school for a few years of his life. He had to teach himself

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    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky. His family consisted of his mother, Nancy Lincoln; father, Thomas Lincoln; older sister, Sarah Lincoln; and younger brother, Thomas, who died in infancy. Lincoln lived with his family in a one-room log cabin. When Lincoln was nine his mother died in the autumn of 1818, the following year his father brought home a new wife for himself. Sarah Bush Johnson Lincoln, who was a widow with two girls and a boy,

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    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was a significant president during a pivotal time for the United States. Lincoln was president during the Civil War, playing a very important role. Lincoln authored the Emancipation Proclamation, which was the first step to set African-American slaves free. He fought to prevent the nation from falling apart by preserving the Union. Abraham Lincoln is the most influential President of the United States. The primary reason Lincoln was an influential

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    Abraham Lincoln Biography Boy Abraham was born February 12, 1809, in Springfield Illinois. As a young boy his mother died of the tragic milk sickness, an illness that is caused from poisoned cow’s milk. Abraham was at her side when she died. Soon after his mother’s death he became separated from his father. Abraham was very sad after the death of his mother and spent long lonely hours in the basement of his parents’ home and really never spent time with his father. This is the start of the

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    Abraham Lincoln – The Greatest American President Introduction Abraham Lincoln by many is believed to be the greatest president in United States of America’s history. He put fort the blue print of the nation we are today – a vibrant, multi lingual, inclusive democracy. President Lincoln greatest legacy to this great nation is that he gave it back its soul and he gave it a heart to forge ahead. He will forever be remembered for abolishing slavery and putting forth a reconciliation

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    Abraham Lincoln From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the American president. For other uses, see Abraham Lincoln (disambiguation). [pic] |Abraham Lincoln | |[pic] | |Daguerreotype of Abraham Lincoln at age 54, 1863 | |16th President of the United States

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    Abraham Lincoln our 16th President entered the White House at a very difficult time he had much against him, despite that his accomplishments have made him one of the greatest Presidents of all time. He is also remembered for his speeches and letters. During his presidency he was able to pass several bills at a time when the state of the union was precarious. Even when many state threatened to pull out of the union, Abraham Lincoln was able to pass the Homestead Act and the Morrill Act. His most

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    A True Hero Abraham Lincoln By: Mohamed Ali Mr. Jama Date: Apr, 2, 2012 Essay Without question, Abraham Lincoln is one of the most celebrated figures in American history. Like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson (who somewhat fought for slavery) before, Lincoln is almost universally revered today as a man of rare ability and character who shaped the United States With guiding the nation through a civil