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Transcript of Abraham Lincoln
Lucky number 6
Lincoln lost five separate elections before being elected president.
Lincoln's mother died of milk poisoning when he was only nine years old.
The milk poisoning swept across southern Indiana.
By: Madden Harris
Lincoln was the 16th president. Not only was he president, he was president during the American Civil War.
A civil war is a war within a country
A civil war is a war within one country
A civil war is a war within one country.
The first election he lost was the Illinois General Assembly.
The second election that he lost was for the U.S. Congress.
The third and fourth elections he lost were for the U.S. Senate.
The fifth election that he lost was a campaign for a vice-presidential nomination.
I got my information from the following sources:
Did you know that Lincoln is in the Wrestling Hall of Fame?
Lincoln was defeated once in about 300 matches.
The Lincoln Bedroom
Did you know that Lincoln never even slept in that room?
He met with cabinet members there. He also signed important documents, such as the Emancipation Proclamation, in that room.
Did you know that Lincoln's beard was historic? Lincoln was the first president to have a beard while serving in office.
A tall man
Abraham Lincoln is the tallest president the United States has ever had. He was 6 feet, 4 inches tall. When he wore his hat, he was almost 7 feet tall!
Lincoln was the first U.S. president to be born outside the original thirteen colonies.
Lincoln was the first president to be assassinated. He was killed by John Wilkes Booth on April 15, 1865.