Personality and Appearance Intelligent Gawky Cunning Kind Caring Tall Skinny Beard Known for a big hat Wears a suit
Birth Born Feb. 12,1809 Born in log cabin Lived for short time in Kentucky Later moved to Knob Creek Father moved family to Indiana After a while they moved to Illinois because of a deadly milk sickness.
Mother and Father Abraham’s mom was one of the first people in the family to die. Mom died of milk sickness, which is not a disease. Oct. 5, 1818 – Lincoln’s father married Sarah Bush Johnston. Because of an outspread of a deadly milk sickness, the Lincoln family set out to move to Illinois in 1830.
Lincoln is Elected Ran against Democrat Stephan A. Douglas Lincoln won the majority of electoral votes. Won entirely from the help of the North 1,865,908 votes total for Lincoln (40% of the popular vote) He won the electoral college and the election.
Emancipation Proclamation September 22, 1862, Lincoln issued his preliminary Proclamation of Emancipation Formalized it January 1, 1863 Done after the 13 th Amendment Had no effect on the border states The Confederacy was at a disadvantage because 3.5 million of 9.5 million slaves grew foods and fibers for the Confederate Army
Assassination Lincoln was shot while watching the play “Our American Cousin”. The assassination occurred during the 3 rd act of the play. Lincoln was shot with a small derringer pistol. The audience was laughing when the assassin shot Lincoln. John Wilkes Booth was the assassin. He escaped that day but was killed 12 days later resisting arrest for murder. Lincoln died April 15, 1865.
The Mysterious Mr. Lincoln Lexi Brandon Page And we will always remember Lincoln with the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C
Our Sources Microsoft Encarta, 2004 Lincoln:A Photobiography by Russell Freedman, 1987 http://en.wikipedia.org/Abraham_Lincoln