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Abraham Lincol2

Abraham Lincol2 - elected to Congress as Whig on August 3...

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Abraham Lincoln Full name: Abraham Lincoln Birth: February 12, 1809 near Hadgenville Kentucky Death: Shot at Fords Theatre by John Wilkes on April 15, 1865 Education: He was educated formally at a one roomed school. Family: He married Mary Tod on November 4, 1842 and had 4 kids: 1. Robert Tod Lincoln (August 1, 1843) 2. Edward Baker Lincoln (March 10, 1846) 3. William Wallace Lincoln (December 21, 1850) 4. Thomas Lincoln (April 4, 1853) Career: Abraham Lincoln was elected to state legislature in the summer of 1834, 1836, 1838, and 1840. In 1842 he left legislature to study law. He was
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Unformatted text preview: elected to Congress as Whig on August 3, 1847. On November 6 1860 he was elected to president. On November 8 1864 he was reelected. Claim to fame: Abraham was famous because he was president, because he was assassinated, and because he tried to prohibit slavery. Impact on life today: He had an impact on life today because there no longer is slavery. Impact on people around him: Abe had an impact on people around him because he was president for eight years straight. I think Abraham Lincoln is worth recalling in history because he fought to stop slavery....
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