Transcript: Abraham Lincoln 16th president of the United States of America Abraham was born February 12, 1809 to Thomas and Nancy Lincoln in a one-room log cabin in Southeast Kentucky. Abraham had one sister, Sarah, and one brother Thomas, who died in infancy. Abraham's mom died from milk sickness when he was only nine years old, but soon after his dad re-married to Sarah Bush Johnston, who Abraham became very close to and called "mother". Lincoln's education consisted of about 18 months of classes from several teachers, but he was mostly self educated. Both his parents were almost completely illiterate, and he received very little education. He said that, as a boy, he had gone to school very little and his entire schooling equaled out to no more than one year's attendance. By the time Lincoln was 21, he was off starting a life on his own. In 1840, Lincoln became engaged to Mary Todd, who was from a wealthy slave-holding family in Lexington, Kentucky Their first child,Robert Todd Lincoln was born in 1843, which was the only one to live past age 18. Edward Baker Lincoln was born in 1846, and died on February 1, 1850 William "Willie" Wallace Lincoln was born 11 months later on December 21. But, Willie died at the age of 11 on February 20, 1862. The Lincolns' fourth son, Thomas "Tad" Lincoln, was born on April 4, 1853. In 1834, he won election to the state legislature after a bipartisan campaign, even though he ran as a Whig. He then decided to become a lawyer, and began teaching himself law by reading Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England and other books too. Lincoln's description of his learning method was: "I studied with nobody." He served four terms in the Illinois House of Representatives as a Whig representative from Sangamon County. In 1846, Lincoln was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served one two-year term. In 1858 Lincoln ran against Stephen A. Douglas for Senator. He lost the election, but he gained a national reputation that won him the Republican nomination for president in 1860. As president, he built the republican Party into a strong national organization. On January 1, 1863 he issued the Emancipation Proclemation that declared forever those slaves within the Confederacy. On October 16, 1854, in his "Peoria Speech," Lincoln declared his opposition to slavery which he repeated to the presidency. They married on November 4th,1842 On November 6, 1860, Lincoln was elected as the sixteenth president of the United States.
Transcript: - one who is passionate and excited about a selected topic When Lincoln became a store owner, he interacted a lot with the public and got used to speaking in front of large crowds Ran for US Senator and impressed the crowd with his enthusiasm test HOW DID LINCOLN TEACH HIMSELF? WHAT DID LINCOLN DO TO SUSPECTED CONFEDERATES? one who deeply believes in and worships God Lincoln often did not agree with his government or party Many people complained about his war efforts They told Abe to give up determined TO ABOLISH SLAVERY IN THE USA WHAT DID LINCOLN'S CABINET MAINLY CONSIST OF? - to never give up on achieving a goal - to be kind and considerate of others 4 ABRAHAM LINCOLN self-educating Witnessed slaves being auctioned and treated poorly said," I hate slavery because of the monstrous injustice of it." said all men are created equal humane WHAT WAS ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S LIFE GOAL? - one who has a special ability to handle political situations ABRAHAM LINCOLN God fearing DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 1 by: Tanner Neufeld 6 HAVE YOU EVER SACRIFICED SOMETHING TO HELP SOMEONE ELSE? self-educating enthusiastic debater humane skillful politician determined God-fearing Abraham Lincoln's character traits skillful politician by: Tanner Neufeld enthusiastic debater the end - to learn and teach yourself 2 victory July 1863 Family was poor and illiterate Only received about 18 months total of education Learned to read by reading any book he could get his hands on Taught himself law by reading law books test After being elected president, Lincoln selected a strong cabinet. Lincoln prepared for the Civil War like no other president. Had no mercy towards Confederates. life goal: To abolish slavery in the USA 5 3 said it is wise to honour God said honouring the Lord is the beginning of wisdom faith kept him from losing his mind
Transcript: Born: February 12, 1809 Lincoln was self educated Assassinated by John Wilkes Booth From his speeches and debates he was elected president in 1860. But only took office in 1861 Abraham Lincoln Lead the U.S. through the Civil War Serving from March 1861 till his assassination in April of 1865 16 President of The United States Came from a poor family in the west.
Transcript: Abraham Lincoln On November 6,1860 Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16'th president of these great United States of America. He was also the first president from the Republican party. He was born February 12th, 1809 in Hodegn,Kentucky,U.S in an one-room log cabin. Lincoln's first love was Ann Rutledge, whom he met when he first moved to New Salem; By 1835, they were going out. she died, however, on August 25,most likely of typhoid fever. In 1840, Lincoln became engaged to Mary Todd, who was from a wealthy slave-holding family in Lexington, Kentucky. They met in Springfield, llinois, in December 1839 and were engaged the following December. In 1844, the couple bought a house in Springfield near Lincoln's law office. Mary Todd Lincoln worked diligently in their home, assuming full household duties which had previously been performed for her in her own family in Kentucky. Robert Todd Lincoln was born in 1843 and Edward Baker Lincoln in 1846. Lincoln "was pretty fond of his children", and the Lincolns were not considered to be strict with their children. Robert was the only child to live to his adult life. Edward died on February 1, 1850, in Springfield, likely of tuberculosis. "Willie" Lincoln was born on December 21, 1850 and died on February 20, 1862. Their fourth son, Thomas or Tad Lincoln, was born on April 4, 1853 and died of heart failure at the age of 18 on July 16, 1871. This is Abraham with his youngest son Tad The death of their sons had big effects on both parents. Later in life, Mary struggled with the stresses of losing her husband and sons, and Robert Lincoln committed her temporarily to a mental health asylum in 1875. Abraham Lincoln suffered from "melancholy", a condition which now may be referred to as clinical depression Abraham's father was killed in an ambush by the Indians in 1786 In Indiana, when Abe was nine, his mother Nancy died of milk sickness in 1818. When he was 22 Abraham was not able to some manual labor for his town. Abrham Lincoln was shot by John Booth at 10:13 and was wounded and died at 7:22 on April 15. In conclusion Abraham Lincoln was a rocking president Abraham Lincoln will always be remembered as one of our greatest preident and we thank him for what he did to our country.
Transcript: Early Life The Prairie Lawyer Lincoln disapproved of slavery and the spread of it West. "A house divided against itself cannot stand." He believe that the U.S. could not stay divided. After his presidential election, Southern states started to secede from the Union. After the Confederates attacked Fort Sumter, he declared war on the "rebels". After his career as a representative, Lincoln returned to practicing law in Springfield. His reputation grew when he came before the Supreme Court with a case involving a canal boat crashing into a bridge. After the end of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, a racist who was very hateful towards Lincoln. Early Career Views on Slavery and the Civil War Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809in Kentucky. When he was 22 years old, he set off on a canoe down the Sangamon River, seeking work. Assassination When he was 23, young Abe owned a share of a general store in New Salem, Illinois. In the Black Hawk War, Lincoln served as a Captain. After the war, he ran for Illinois General Assembly, but he lost. After that, he became a successful lawyer and served 4 successive terms in The 16th President The End
Transcript: Abraham Lincoln By Shelyse Skeem & Sam Skirvin Background Born- February 12, 1809 in Larue County, Kentucky to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Family- Thomas Lincoln (father), Nancy Hanks (mother), Sarah (older sister), Thomas (younger brother) The family moved to Spencer County, Indiana in 1816 His mother died when he was 9 years old from milk sickness His father remarried to Sarah Bush Johnston His sister soon after died in child brith When Abe was 21 the family moved to Illinois In Illinois he lived on his own in New Salem, Illinois in 1831 Marriage- Mary Todd on November 4, 1842 Children- Robert Todd (1843–1926), Edward Baker (1846–1850), William Wallace (1850–1862), Thomas “Tad” (1853–1871) Lincoln's birthplace in Kentucky Election of 1860 Parties split and compromise no longer a solution -more of a two sectional election Southern States barely acknowledged Lincoln's candidacy -if elected south would seceed Lincoln and other Republicans promised to maintain the Union -Bell promised the same -Douglas was antisecession -Breckenridge defended slavery Lincoln = Victor! -40% popular vote -180 electoral vote Presidency Stressed national unity Asked south to abandon secession Declared secession illegal - Maintain union at all costs Placed responsibility of provocation on south "You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect and defend it." -Abraham Lincoln (inaugural address) Life After Lincoln's son, Edward, died of tuberculosis at the age of 3 William died soon after at the age of 12 of malaria or typhoid fever in 1862 "Tad" died at the age of 18 of tuberculosis Lincoln dies on April 15, 1865 due to being shot by John Wilks Booth at a play called "Our American Cousin" the night before On May 4, 1865 Lincoln is burried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, outside Springfield, Illinois Earliest known picture of Lincoln Library of Congress 1865 Fun Facts By age 16 Abraham was 6 ft. 4 in. His first job took 3 months and he only made $24 After killing a turkey at age 8 Abe was so upset it is said that he never hunted after that After Lincoln's death his son, Robert, commited his mother briefly to an insane asylum Lincoln was the first president to have a child, William, die in the White House Due to his depression, many of his speeches and poems referred to death in some way http://millercenter.org/president/lincoln http://www.sd25.org/curriculum/lincoln/president.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SvJbJxi2v4&NR=1 http://www.historyplace.com/lincoln/ http://www.etymonline.com/cw/1860.htm References
Transcript: Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s greatest heroes because of his unique appeal. His is a remarkable story of the rise from humble beginnings to achieve the highest office in the land; then, a sudden and tragic death at a time when his country needed him most to complete the great task remaining before the nation. His distinctively human and humane personality and historical role as savior of the Union and emancipator of the slaves creates a legacy that endures. Abraham Lincoln was a lawyer who learned so much myself and a reputation for being opponent discover the esclavitudse proposed several candidates win the GOP nomination for president in 1860. important things he did? Sources the reputation of your life Biography http://millercenter.org/president/lincoln He successfully led his country through its greatest constitutional, military and moral crisis – the American Civil War – preserving the Union while ending slavery, and promoting economic and financial modernization. http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/abrahamlincoln http://www.biography.com/people/abraham-lincoln-9382540 Abraham Lincoln as a hero of the U.S.
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