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Transcript of ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Cabinet on July 22, 1862
issued on September 22, 1862
January 1, 1863 Emancipation Proclamation 1st January 1863 February 12: Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky. 1809 1846 First won his election to the Illinois Legislature 1834 January 1: Emancipation Proclamation 1863 1816 1831 1836 1842 1865 When Lincoln was six years old, the family
headed north to Indiana. Moved to New Salem, Illinois Lincoln got his lawyer license and
started his law practice November 4: Married Mary Todd Lincoln As a member of the Whig Party, Lincoln won
for the US House of Representatives November 6: Won the presidential election,
became the 16th President of US 1860 1861 December 20: South Carolina seceded from the Union February 11: 6 states seceded from the Union as well
March: Lincoln took the oath of office April 12: the Start of the Civil War
-Charleston, South Carolina Mar 5: Lincoln’s second term of presidency started; inaugural speech
“With malice toward none; with charity for all,"
April 9: Robert E. Lee surrendered; the end of the Civil War April 4: Lincoln's Assassination
7.22 AM April 15: Lincoln passed away BIOGRAPHY - TIMELINE 'In the end, it's not the years in your life
that count. It's the life on your years' The rise of the Republican Party 1854-1860 'Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar' Assassination 14th April 1863 'As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy' 'Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves' Were all the slaves immediately free? Battle of Gettysburg
1st-3rd July1863 Gettysburg Address Saving Lincoln 'Now he belongs to the ages' Abraham Lincoln nicknames Lincoln’s Son was a Death-Magnet Do you think Lincoln would be a Democrat or a Republican by today’s standards? Have you seen any movies with the figure of Lincoln in it? FUN FACTS The American Civil War 1861-1865 Lincoln has no living heirs General Robert E. Lee, Confederacy Army General George Meade, Union Army Why did Lincoln wait until 1863? The Ancient One
The Rail Splitter
Uncle Abe 9th son of the actor Junius Brutus Booth
Bel Air, Maryland
Short tempered and arrogant John Wilkes Booth (Wilkie Booth) Theater and drama
Not as successful as his brother Edwin
Emotionally unstable 1863 – Lincoln watched him play Raphael in “Marble Heart”
Created a group of conspirators
Failed to kill Lincoln three times
Around 10:15 at Ford's Theater
“Our American Cousin”
Lobby door -> Presidential box “Revenge for the South!” “Freedom!”
“Sic semper tyrannis!” April 26, 1865 - Rappahannock River, Virginia
Barn in Mr. Garrett's farm
Everton Conger set it on fire
Sgt. Boston Corbett shot him “Tell mother I die for my country.” Thank you! Joao Victor
Miriam Fabregat CURIOSITIES: