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He was born on Sunday, February 12th 1809, and died April 15th 1865 at the age of fifty six. He was born on Sunday, February 12th 1809, and died April.

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2 He was born on Sunday, February 12th 1809, and died April 15th 1865 at the age of fifty six. He was born on Sunday, February 12th 1809, and died April 15th 1865 at the age of fifty six. He was born in Hardin (Kentucky) County. He was born in Hardin (Kentucky) County. His party was Republican and he was president for four years from , when he was assassinated. By actor and confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth. His party was Republican and he was president for four years from , when he was assassinated. By actor and confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth. His wife was called Mary Todd Lincoln. His wife was called Mary Todd Lincoln. His only military experience had been as a three- month volunteer in a frontier Indian war. His only military experience had been as a three- month volunteer in a frontier Indian war. Inspired leadership for the world. Inspired leadership for the world. Life of Abraham Lincoln

3 Lincoln’s mom died from milk sickness. Lincoln’s mom died from milk sickness. He spent less than 12 months going to school, and he didn't attend college at all, he loved to read and preferred learning to working in the fields. He spent less than 12 months going to school, and he didn't attend college at all, he loved to read and preferred learning to working in the fields. he studied law in his spare time and became a lawyer in he studied law in his spare time and became a lawyer in In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He returned home after his term and resumed his law practice more seriously than ever. Early in 1851 Lincoln's father died. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He returned home after his term and resumed his law practice more seriously than ever. Early in 1851 Lincoln's father died.

4 in 1856 Lincoln gave his lost speech. He opposed the Dred Scott decision in 1857 and gave his famous “House divided’’ speech on June 16, in 1856 Lincoln gave his lost speech. He opposed the Dred Scott decision in 1857 and gave his famous “House divided’’ speech on June 16, Lincoln was against the spread of slavery into the territories but was not an abolitionist. Lincoln was against the spread of slavery into the territories but was not an abolitionist. Douglas won the Senatorial race, but Lincoln gained national recognition. In 1860 he furthered his national reputation with a successful speech at the Cooper Institute in New York. Douglas won the Senatorial race, but Lincoln gained national recognition. In 1860 he furthered his national reputation with a successful speech at the Cooper Institute in New York.

5 1860, Lincoln won on the third ballot. With Hannibal Hamlin as his running mate, Lincoln was elected the 16th president on November 6, 1860, defeating Douglas, John bell, and John C. Breckinridge. 1860, Lincoln won on the third ballot. With Hannibal Hamlin as his running mate, Lincoln was elected the 16th president on November 6, 1860, defeating Douglas, John bell, and John C. Breckinridge. In February of 1861 the Lincolns left by train for Washington, D.C. The president-elect. In February of 1861 the Lincolns left by train for Washington, D.C. The president-elect. Lincoln faced the greatest internal crisis of any U.S. president. After the fall of Ft. Sumter, Lincoln raised an army and decided to fight to save the Union from falling apart. Lincoln faced the greatest internal crisis of any U.S. president. After the fall of Ft. Sumter, Lincoln raised an army and decided to fight to save the Union from falling apart.

6 On November 6th 1860 Lincoln was elected to become the 16th President of the U.S. On November 6th 1860 Lincoln was elected to become the 16th President of the U.S. Lincoln successfully led his country through its greatest constitutional, military and moral crisis. Lincoln successfully led his country through its greatest constitutional, military and moral crisis. Abraham Lincoln responded to the crisis wielding powers as no other present before him. Abraham Lincoln responded to the crisis wielding powers as no other present before him. He distributed $2,000,000 from the Treasury for war materiel without an appropriation from Congress. He distributed $2,000,000 from the Treasury for war materiel without an appropriation from Congress.

7 Pictures of Abraham Lincoln

8 Comments from the Teacher This presentation was not very good. The student did not practice at all. Many words could not be pronounced properly, and the slides were simply read word for word. When asked to elaborate or explain a bullet point the student could offer no more details or explanation. There is way too much text and not enough pictures. This student had to revise the presentation extensively and practice their presentation in order to receive credit. This presentation was not very good. The student did not practice at all. Many words could not be pronounced properly, and the slides were simply read word for word. When asked to elaborate or explain a bullet point the student could offer no more details or explanation. There is way too much text and not enough pictures. This student had to revise the presentation extensively and practice their presentation in order to receive credit.

9 4321 Life of the Figure Includes a complete recount of the figure’s life. Included important events that influenced their personality and character. Includes a partial recount of the figure’s life. Included important events that influenced their personality and character. Includes an incomplete recount of the figure’s life. Does not include several important events that influenced their personality and character. X Includes a very incomplete recount of the figure’s life. Important events that influenced their personality and character are left out. Impact on US and World History Fully discusses why and how the figure changed history. Along with, why and how did they influence local, state or national governments? Partially discusses why and how the figure changed history. Along with, why and how did they influence local, state or national governments? Includes an incomplete discussion of why and how the figure changed history. Along with, why and how did they influence local, state or national governments? Includes a very incomplete discussion of why and how the figure changed history. Along with, why and how did they influence local, state or national governments? X It was clear the student did not know the answers to this question Presentation Student is prepared and well rehearsed; time is filled completely with relevant information. Student can elaborate on visual aid, and answer questions Student seems prepared but needs more practice for a polished presentation. Student can elaborate on visual aid. The student is somewhat prepared but it is clear that rehearsal is lacking. Student is not able to elaborate on visual aid and simply reads slides. Student does not seem at all prepared to present. Student fumbles over word choice and pronunciation and does not elaborate upon visual aid. X Visual Aid Visual aid is polished and cohesive. It is easy to read, has a nice mix of text and visual. Visual aid is heavy on either text or visuals; it has a few mistakes that distract from the presentation. Visual aid is almost solely text or visuals; there are several mistakes that make the presentation difficult to follow. X Visual aid detracts from the presentation, there are many mistakes, factual errors, and it has no balance between text and visual. Rubric for Presentation


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