BC: Hansen, Sarah. Abraham Lincoln. Mankato, MN: The Child's World, 2009. | Lincoln, Abraham. Presidential Administration Profiles for students. Discovering Collection. Gale. Saint Genevieve Co R II Sch Dist. 8 Oct 2010. | Boritt Gabor S. Abraham Lincoln. World Book Encyclopedia. 2008 310-326.
FC: Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States
1: He was born on February 12, 1809 and died on April 15, 1865. | He got shot by John Wilkes Both at the Ford Theater in Washington D.C. on April 14, 1865. He later died the next day at 7:22 A.M. | He was born in Hogsville, Kentucky. His parents were Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln.
2: He taught himself to speak and write English.
3: His step-mother helped him learn as much as she could.He went to a school called blab school.
4: He loved to read. He walked 20 miles from his job just to borrow a book.
5: He was married to a widow named Sarah Bush Johnson. She had three children.
6: He led the United States during the civil war. | He helped end slavery. | He freed slaves. | Major Accomplishments
7: He won the presidential election easily. He received 180 electoral votes to 72 to Breckenridge, 39 to Bell, and 12 for Douglas. | He had an inauguration as president on March 4, 1861. | He was the first republican.
8: He ran for the Illinois State House in 1834 but lost the election to the Illinois legislature.
9: He wrote speeches: Gettysburg address, and the second Inaugural address. | In June 1864 the Democrats nominated him for president.