FC: Abraham Lincoln BY ALAURA Hill
1: Lincoln was born on February 12th 1809. His home state is Illinois. Died April 15th 1865. at age 56
2: Lincoln meet Mary in Springfield and one year later asked for her hand in marriage. Mary was brought up in a wealthy home. her parents did not want her Mary Lincoln cause he came from a poor background.
3: Lincoln has four kids with Mary | there is Robert, Edward, Willie, Tad | Robert was the only one who survived to adult hood
4: RANDOM FACTS +Lincoln was the first president to be assassinated. +He had very deep depression. +He was the tallest president 6ft 4 inc. +disliked killing or harming animals.
5: abrahams birth mother died of milk poison | His father remarried a widow. And abraham was very close to his step mother.
6: Abraham was a republican. he was in office for four years till he was assassinated . the vice presidents were Hamlin and Andrew Johnson.
7: During the Civil War Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. To free slaves within the confederacy.
8: the slaves were the ones to benefit from this they were basically freed. and the slave owners got the bad end of the deal and had to let the slaves go free. | Lincoln had a big impact on the Civil War. He put the Emancipation Proclamation in to effect which helped free slaves from the confederate
9: if Abraham Lincoln was not around during the Civil War the Country would be way different then it is now. he thought that war was the only way to save the union. if he was not around this time period its a good chance that we could still have slave states and harsh racism. January 1st 1863 he issued the emancipation proclamation if Lincoln was not the president this may possibly still going on this day
10: Abraham Lincoln is not living any more he died in April 15th 1865.cause was assassinated at FordsTheature
11: ''Abraham Lincoln Facts.'' May 25, 2010