By Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

ISBN-10: 1604132981

ISBN-13: 9781604132984

Born to 2 uneducated farmers, Abraham Lincoln got here from meager origins and had basically 18 months of formal schooling. but, he labored himself up from farmer to revered legal professional to U.S. Congressman to the sixteenth U.S. president. He used to be a humanitarian who didn't think in killing animals for nutrients. From the beginning of his political profession, he fought for the abolition of slavery, and as soon as elected president, he handed the Emancipation Proclamation, stating the liberty of any slaves in territories now not below Union keep watch over. regardless of pressures from the seceded states and the ensuing civil struggle, Lincoln endured his aim of saving the Union whereas combating for republican values, and was once elected for a moment time period. He was once no longer renowned between all U.S. voters, although, and used to be assassinated by means of John Wilkes sales space simply 5 days after the battle was once declared over.

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