Abraham Lincoln

  • Abraham Lincoln is born

    Abraham Lincoln is born
    LincolnAbraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln
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    Abraham's life

  • Mary Todd, Abe future wife is born.

    Mary Todd, Abe future wife is born.
    Mary Ann Lincoln was the wife of the sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and was First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865. A member of a large, wealthy Kentucky family, Mary was well educated.
  • Licoln starts work as a clerk in a general store

  • Lincoln bridfly serves as a captin during Black Hawk War

    black hawk warIn May of 1832 Sac and Fox Indians under the leadership of Black Hawk left the Iowa territory and returned to their homes across the Mississippi River in northern Illinois. These Native Americans had lost their Illinois lands in a disputed treaty signed in St. Louis in 1804. Their return to northern Illinois sparked widespread panic among white settle
  • Lincoln becomes postmaster of New Salem, Illinois

  • Lincoln is elected to the Illinios Assembly as an anti-Jaskson Whig.

  • Lincoln receives his law license

  • Married to Mary Todd

  • Robert Todd is born

    Robert Todd is born
    Born on August 1, 1843, in Springfield, Illinois, Robert Todd Lincoln was the first-born son of President Abraham Lincoln, and the only one of Lincoln’s four children to live to adulthood. Following his father’s assassination, Lincoln worked as a lawyer, secretary of war and minister to Great Britain. He died on June 26, 1926, in Manchester, Vermont.
  • Edward Baker is born

  • Lincoln is elecred to House of Representaives

  • Eddie dies at age three

    Eddie dies at age three
  • William Wallace is born

  • Thomas is born

  • William died at age 11

    William died at age 11
    In an elegant White House guest room, the 11-year-old son of Abraham and Mary Lincoln lay ill in a huge carved rosewood bed, now known as the Lincoln Bed. At five p.m. on February 20, 1862, William Wallace Lincoln died.Willie and Tad both became ill in early 1862, and although Tad recovered, Willie's condition fluctuated from day to day. The most likely cause of the illness was typhoid fever, which was usually contracted by consumption of fecally contaminated food/water. The White House drew its
  • Abe delivers the Gettysburg Address

    The speech spoken Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It
  • he is reelected

  • Thirteenth Amendment is passed

    Thirteenth Amendment is passed
  • Abraham is assasinated

    Abraham is assasinated
  • John Wilkes Booth shoots Lincolon

    John Wilkes Booth shoots Lincolon
  • Mary Todd died

    Mary Todd died