Events and accomplishments of abraham lincoln's presidency the main event of lincoln's presidency was the civil war that lasted from 1861-65 eleven states seceded from the union , and lincoln firmly believed in the importance of not only defeating the confederation but eventually reuniting north and south. On the evening of april 14, 1865, john wilkes booth, a famous actor and confederate sympathizer, assassinated president abraham lincoln at ford’s theatre in washington, dc. A brief biography of abraham lincoln 1809 on the morning of sunday, february 12, nancy hanks lincoln, lincoln visited his former home in indiana while campaigning for henry clay, the whig candidate for president in december lincoln accepted william herndon as his law partner 1846 the lincolns had their first photograph taken. Abraham lincoln, sixteenth president of the united states, was born near hodgenville, kentucky on february 12, 1809 his family moved to indiana when he was seven and he grew up on the edge of the frontier.
In 1865, as the american civil war winds inexorably toward conclusion, us president abraham lincoln endeavors to achieve passage of the landmark constitutional amendment which will forever ban slavery from the united states. Abraham lincoln (february 12, 1809 to april 15, 1865) was the 16th president of the united states and is regarded as one of america's greatest heroes due to his role as savior of the union and. Abraham lincoln, byname honest abe, the rail-splitter, or the great emancipator, (born february 12, 1809, near hodgenville, kentucky, us—died april 15, 1865, washington, dc), 16th president of the united states (1861–65), who preserved the union during the american civil war and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. A children's biography of president abraham lincoln - captain lincoln abe lincoln research study for kids close note: you will only see this box once we would like to invite you to sign up for the completely free apples4theteachercom newsletter join our other 480,975 readers.
Cabinet of president abraham lincoln the table provides a list of cabinet members in the administration of president abraham lincoln march 4, 1861–march 3, 1865 (term 1. Abraham lincoln, the sixteenth president of the united states of america, was known for his honesty and his soft heart, especially to those who are less fortunate it has been said that he would walk distances just to return money if he made innocent mistakes with purchases. Children's biography of abraham lincoln by james baldwin president of the united states four great americans - a book for young americans studies holidays presidents day abraham lincoln the story of abraham lincoln president of the united states president lincoln issued a call for 75,000 men to serve in the army for three. Abraham lincoln: a history is an 1890 ten-volume account of the life and times of abraham lincoln, written by john nicolay and john hay, who were his personal secretaries during the american civil war. The onion provides a timeline of the key moments in president lincoln’s life: 1809 abraham lincoln is born on february 12 and immediately sworn in as the 16th president of the united states.
When abraham lincoln was elected president in 1860, seven slave states left the union to form the confederate states of america, and four more joined when hostilities began between the north and. Abraham lincoln grew up in a log cabin in rural kentucky and went on to become the 16th president of the united states in 1858, he decided to challenge stephen douglas for his seat in the us. Abraham lincoln biography pbs lincoln the making of a president 1860 1862 1 4 abraham lincoln biography loading unsubscribe from abraham lincoln biography. Abraham lincoln, american president a biography by sean dedenys georges abraham lincoln georges abraham lincoln was born in kentucky in 1809 and died on april 15th in 1865.
The first lincoln biography i read was michael burlingame’s masterful two-volume “abraham lincoln: a life” published in 2008 this 1,600 page jewel is actually the condensed version of the much longer original manuscript that is only available online (free. Abraham lincoln, of illinois, was born on the 12th february, 1809, in hardin county, kentucky his family, although much respected, were not blessed with much of this world's goods, and he was forced to fight his own way through the opening struggles of life's campaign. Abraham lincoln was a popular american lawyer, statesman, and a former president of the united states he was mostly self-educated and was interested in scribbling, reading, writing, writing poetry, ciphering etc.
Abraham lincoln biography abraham lincoln (february 12, 1809- april 15, 1865) was the 16th president of the united states of america he served as president from march 4, 1861, until april 15, 1865 (he was re-elected in 1864. After more than half a century, abraham lincoln: a biography is still an essential source for anyone interested in learning more about the many facets of the sixteenth president, and it remains the definitive single-volume work on the life of an american legend. Accomplishments: lincoln was the greatest president of the 19th century, and perhaps of all american history his greatest accomplishment, of course, was that he held the nation together during the civil war while also bringing an end to the great divisive issue of the 19th century, slavery in america. Abraham lincoln was born on 12 february 1809 on a farm near hodgenville, kentucky his parents were thomas and nancy lincoln they had 3 children, sarah, abraham and thomas however thomas died in infancy when abraham was 7 his father moved to southwestern indiana however his mother died in 1818.