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By:Brianna Mcpherson
and Kayla Barboza

Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville, KY

Abraham Lincoln's mother and other family members of his died of milk disease from the poisonous plants that the cows were eating.
Abraham Lincoln lived in Hodgenville, Kentucky for eight years before he moved to Springfield, Illinois. When Abe became president, he moved to Washington D.C. to live in the White House.
The conflicts Abe Lincoln had with other people or society were,
The Civil War, and an opposing view with Thomas Jefferson.
How Abe was successful because he wrote the Gettysburg Address, and Abe Lincoln was an excellent speaker
Characteristics that Abe had that also made him successful,
good speaker
Why is Abraham Lincoln considered influential?
Abraham Lincoln inspired Martin Luther King Jr. to make the "I have a dream" speech

Abraham Lincoln earned his nickname one day while working as a 6'4'' store clerk. Abe overcharged a woman 6 cents and later that night, after the store closed, Abe walked 3 miles to give this customer her change.

Abraham Lincoln changed countless African Americans lives and inspired so many people. He was a great man and is deeply missed by many.
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln became famous for writing the Emancipation Proclamation which ended slavery.
1806 to 1865
Abe was assassinated by John Booth (a famous actor) at the Ford's Theater in Washington DC .
He now rests in peace in the Oak Ridge Cemetery
Abraham Lincoln
Honest Abe
Abe influenced Martin Luther King JR.
Abe also influenced many people.
The Emancipation Proclamation was written by Abraham Lincoln declaring all slaves were free.
Abraham Lincoln was elected Congressman in 1846. As Congressman Abe stated the following . . .
" From the window of the Capital, a Negro-livery stable, the famous 'Georgia pen' where a lot of Negros were collected, bought, and sold in sight of the nation's Capital."
"In Lincoln's position upon the slavery question in this slavery Congress was that of moderate hostility ".
In 1860 Abraham Lincoln became president. In a campaign that Lincoln was running up against Douglas and mentioned some things about slavery ... that brought attention to the Young Republican Party
Abraham Lincoln also stopped America from breaking apart in the Civil War.
Abe guided our country through one of our most devastating times.
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