Abraham Lincoln was the 16 th president of the U.S.A.. He inspired many people. He was honest, and he freed slaves. He also wrote great speeches. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Lincoln
Abe was assassinated by John Wilks Booth at Fords Theater. http://www.picturehistory.com/product/id/3242
After The Battle of Gettysburg Lincoln gave one of his most famous speeches, The Gettysburg Address. http://www.ng.mil/resources/galleries/heritage/twentiethmaine.htm l
Lincoln was a captain in the army and left to fight the Indians in the Black Hawk War. http://forum.simdynasty.com/viewthread.php?tid=159012
When Abe was about 9, his mother died of a milk sickness, his brother died at birth, and his sister died while having her first child. http://www.britannica.com/blogs/2009/02/young-abraham-lincoln-child-of-the-american-frontier/
Abe wrote the Emancipation Proclamation freeing all slaves in the south. http://www.mrlincolnandfreedom.org/inside.asp?ID=39&subjectID=3
Abe is on the front and his memorial is on the back of the five dollar bill. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:New_five_dollar_bill.jp
Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address and read it at the burying of the soldiers from The Battle of Gettysburg. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gettysburg_Address
Lincoln was a hero to slaves because he freed them with the Emancipation Proclamation. http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war/1863/freed-slaves.htm
If Lincoln’s security stayed, he wouldn’t have been assassinated.
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought on July 1-3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gettysburg
He was very keen. He was smart enough to become president.
Abe Lincoln has a memorial in Washington D.C. called Lincoln Memorial. http://www.visitingdc.com/memorial/lincoln-memorial-photo.htm
Mary Todd Lincoln was Abe’s wife and is buried at his family tomb. http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/firstladies.aspx?biography=17
He never stopped until he ended slavery in the confederate (southern) states.
Abe was smart and had an open mind to find new ideas.
He was the president of the U.S.A. and made a law that all slaves in the south are free.
Abe fought for African American people’s freedom and one day freed them. http://rhettman.com/?p=211
Robert was Lincoln’s son that lived the longest. He lived to be 83 years old, older than Abe. http://www.mrlincolnswhitehouse.org/inside.asp?ID=16&subjectID=2
Lincoln hated slavery his whole life. When he became president he didn’t stop until he stopped it. http://www.realhistories.org.uk/articles/archive/slavery-in-latin-america.html
Tad was Lincoln’s other son. Tad died at the age of 4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tad_Lincoln
Harriet Tubman was a conductor on the underground Railroad. Eventually Abe freed all slaves. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underground_Railroad
Abe achieved many goals like becoming president and freeing slavery. http://www.trophyshopak.com/
Willie was Lincoln’s other son. He lived to be 18 years old. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wallace_Lincoln
Lincoln was 56 years old when he was assassinated. http://www.beembee.com/2011/10-random-facts-about-abraham-lincoln
When he was young his mother died and Abe had to cut wood for the house,and worked with his father. http://www.britannica.com/blogs/2009/02/young-abraham-lincoln-child-of-the-american-frontier/
Abe was very excited about making a law to free slavery. http://www.cartoonlogodesigns.com/Smiley%20Cartoon%20Logos.htm
Abraham Lincoln was a very determinate person. He never gave up. If he started something he would not stop until he was done. http://www.aleanjourney.com/2011/10/lean-leadership-lessons-from-abe.html
Helen Kourtras Bozonelis, 200 Years with Abraham Lincoln, Enslow Publishers, Inc., Berkeley Heights, 2008