By Frank Keating,Mike Wimmer
To say Abraham Lincoln got here from humble beginnings is a sarcasm. He was once born in a Kentucky log cabin with a packed-dirt ground, tough slab roof, and leather-hinged door. He went barefoot for many of the 12 months and wasn’t anticipated to quantity to a lot. yet examining was once every thing to him and his loose time was once ate up by way of books. Abraham Lincoln learn furiously, studied legislation, and knew that arduous paintings was once his simply route to creating a swap on the planet. whilst he ran for the presidency, he stood for unity—one humans and one land. He introduced freedom to all voters, ended slavery, and made the rustic complete again.
This visible journey de strength is predicated on ancient files and chronicles sincere Abe’s existence from boyhood to his striking management place because the 16th President of the USA of America.
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