FC: Abraham Lincoln By: Coby Baer
1: Abraham Lincoln is famous because he was the 16th president, gave the Gettysburg Address, and helped stop slavery.
2: Abraham Lincoln's early years began with his birth near Hodgenville, Kentucky, in 1809. When he was a kid, Abraham moved a lot and when they moved onto a farm, he helped his dad plant in the field. Also, when Abe was nine his mother, aunt, and uncle died all in the same year. Abraham Lincoln's middle years and his family life were very good. The jobs Abraham Lincoln had were, a lawyer, he worked in a general store, lumberman, and President. He had two sons and a wife named, Mary Todd Lincoln. They all lived together in a big house that cost $1,500.00, which was a lot of money back then.
3: Abraham Lincoln had many accomplishments throughout his later years. He became president and helped stop slavery. Also, he earned many gold medals for his awards. Lastly, Abraham got shot at Ford Theater when he was 56 years old. In addition, I will tell you how Abraham Lincoln impacted the world. Abraham impacted the world by helping to stop slavery. Also, he thought slavery was unfair to all people. Lastly, he did not want slavery to happen again, so he made slavery illegal. In conclusion, I will tell you what I found interesting about Abraham Lincoln. I found him interesting because of him giving the Gettysburg address. Also, I found Abraham interesting because he stopped slavery.
4: Lastly, I think he was very brave to give the speech in Gettysburg while the war was going on.
5: I got my information from a book called "Lincoln a Photobiography" by, Russell Freedman and the copyright date is 1987. Also, I got my information from www.sirsdiscoverer.com, the name of the website is "Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)" and the author of that is McRainery,D.Lynn. Lastly, I got my information from www.wiki.answers.com.