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Abraham Lincoln

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on 14 June 2016

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Transcript of Abraham Lincoln

Before becoming president
Moved to New Salem and had a job at the General store, where I started to be apart of the community.
Before that, I had a job on a flat boat that I sold things on up and down the Mississippi river and gave all the money to my dad.
I served in the Black Hawk war
After that I took a political risks working for the state Legislate
President Andrew Jackson appointed me Post Master of New Salem.
childhood
President
Abraham Lincoln
I was born on February 12,1809 Hodgenville,KY
My mother died when I was nine years old
I moved a lot when I was young first KY next to Indiana after Illinois
I sleep on dirt floor at night and chopped wood all afternoon
My family was Nancy and Thomas Lincoln ,Robert, William, Edward, me, and the youngest Tad.
The Emancipation Proclamation stated that the slaved had freedom and that slavery was abolished.
I was noted for being pilthy with words, giving such memorable speeches such as the Gettsyburg Address and the Second Inaugural.
I was the 16th President of the United State of America - 1861-1865
Assassination

In 1864, despite heavy criticisms from all sides, I won re-election. As the war drew to a close, I was making great plans for helping unify the nation once again.
Less than a week after the Confederate surrender, I was assassinated by John Wilkes booth in the Washington Theater.
Besides my greatest achievements of preserving the Union, the vindication of democracy and death of slavery. I was able to energize and mobilize the nation, while never acting with malice towards anyone!
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