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  • Abraham Lincoln's Birth

    Abraham Lincoln's Birth
    Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12,1809 in a log cabin in Kentucky
  • Moving to Knob Creek

    Moving to Knob Creek
    Abraham Lincoln and his family moved to Knob Creek, Kentucky in the spring of 1811. he was two years old when they moved there. His sister, Sarah, was four years old.
  • Thomas Lincoln, Jr. Death

    Thomas Lincoln, Jr. Death
    Abraham Lincoln's brother, Thomas Lincoln, Jr. died on 1812. He died three days after being born. He died of tuberculosis.
  • Thomas Lincoln, Jr. Birth

    Thomas Lincoln, Jr. Birth
    Thomas Lincoln, Jr. was born in 1812 at the Knob Creek farm in Kentucky.
  • Moving in the Fall

    Moving in the Fall
    Abraham Lincoln moved with his family again in the fall of 1816. They moved to Indiana on the banks of Pigeon Creek. Abraham Lincoln was seven years old when they moved. He stayed there from 1816-1830.
  • Nancy Lincoln Death

    Nancy Lincoln Death
    Abraham's mother, Nancy Lincoln, died on October 5,1809. She died of milk sickness. She was 34 years-old when she passed away. She was buried in the Pioneer Cemetery which was in boundaries of the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Indiana.
  • Abraham's New Stepmother

    Abraham's New Stepmother
    Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln was Abraham Lincoln's stepmother. She married Abraham's father, Thomas Lincoln, on December 2, 1819.
  • Jobs in Illinois

    Jobs in Illinois
    Abraham Lincoln had jobs when he went to Illinois. He was a a ferryman on the Ohio River and a general store clerk. He was a ferryman in 1828. He worked at a general store clerk in New Salem, Illinois in 1831
  • Abraham Lincoln's Sister's Death

    Abraham Lincoln's Sister's Death
    Abraham Lincoln's sister, Sarah Lincoln Grigsby, dies on January 1, 1828.
  • Moving in 1830

    Moving in 1830
    Abraham Lincoln moved with his family to Illinois in Macon County. He went to Illinois to help his father establish a farm. He was 21 years old when they moved.
  • Abraham Lincoln in the Black Hawk War

    Abraham Lincoln in the Black Hawk War
    Abraham was in the Illinois Militia from April 21,1832 - July 10,1832. His rank was first a private, but then became a captain. The Black Hawk War was a fight between the United States and several Native American Tribes.
  • Abraham Lincoln as a State Legislature

    Abraham Lincoln as a State Legislature
    Abraham Lincoln became a State Legislature of Illinois between December 1, 1834 to February 13, 1835. He served as a leader for the Whig party. He became one of the best leaders in the Whig Party as well.
  • Abraham Lincoln as a Lawyer

    Abraham Lincoln as a Lawyer
    Lincoln never actually went to law school. Instead, he taught himself by reading law books and studying previous legal cases. He got his law license when he was 25 years old. He received the law license on September 9, 1836.
  • Abraham Lincoln's Marriage

    Abraham Lincoln's Marriage
    Abraham Lincoln married Mary Anne Todd on November 4, 1842. They got married in Mary's sister's home in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was 33 years old and Mary Todd was 23 years old when they got married.
  • Robert Todd Lincoln's Birth

    Robert Todd Lincoln's Birth
    Abraham Lincoln and Mary Lincoln had their first child, Robert Todd Lincoln. Robert was born on August 1, 1843 in Springfield, Illinois. He was one of the only children out of the Lincoln family to live an adulthood.
  • Abraham Lincoln as a Congressman

    Abraham Lincoln as a Congressman
    Abraham Lincoln served 1 term for the U.S. representatives from Illinois. He got nominated by the Whig Party for a spot. 10 days after he got nominated, America and Mexico went to war.
  • Edward Baker Lincoln's Birth

    Edward Baker Lincoln's Birth
    Edward Baker Lincoln was the second child born of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. He was born on March 8, 1848. He was named after the married couple's friend, Edward Dickson Baker.
  • Edward Baker Lincoln's Death

    Edward Baker Lincoln's Death
    Edward Baker Lincoln died on February 1, 1850. He was three years old of age when he died. He died 1 month before his fourth birthday. It is believed that he died from tuberculosis.
  • William Wallace Lincoln's Death

    William Wallace Lincoln's Death
    William Wallace Lincoln was born on December 21, 1850 in Springfield, Illinois.
  • Thomas Lincoln's Death

    Thomas Lincoln's Death
    Abraham Lincoln's father, Thomas Lincoln, died on January 17, 1851. He was buried in Shiloh Cemetery which was near his farm. Indians had killed him while clearing some farmland.
  • Thomas Lincoln 3rd Birth

    Thomas Lincoln 3rd Birth
    Thomas Lincoln was born on April 4, 1853. He was nicknamed Tad by his father. He was born with a cleft lip and palate which made him have a speech defect in life.
  • The Election of 1860

    The Election of 1860
    The election of 1860 was a presidential election. The election had the nominees of Abraham Lincoln and John C. Breckinridge. The election demonstrated the difference between the U.S right before the civil war started.
  • Abraham Lincoln's First Vice President

    Abraham Lincoln's First Vice President
    Abraham Lincoln's first vice president was Hannibal Hamlin. Hannibal Hamlin served as Lincoln's vice president between 1861-1865. Hannibal Hamlin was an American attorney and politician too.
  • President Lincoln

    President Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln became president on March 4,1861. He became the 16th president of the United States.
  • Abraham Lincoln in the Civil war

    Abraham Lincoln in the Civil war
    Abraham Lincoln chose to fight the south during the Civil War. He chose to fight the south not to free slaves, but to to save the Union. The Civil War started April 12, 1861 to April 9,1865.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. It was issued going into the third year of the civil war. The Emancipation Proclamation said "that all persons held as slaves are, and henceforward shall be free." The Emancipation Proclamation didn't end slavery, but it did inspire the people and changed the character of the war.
  • Abraham Lincoln's Biggest Achievement

    Abraham Lincoln's Biggest Achievement
    Abraham Lincoln's biggest achievement was ending slavery. He issued the proclamation Emancipation that said all of slaves shall be freed. This didn't stop slavery, but it did change what people thought about it and it made a change on the war.
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    Abraham Lincoln delivered his most famous speech called the Gettysburg Address. He delivered this speech on November 9, 1863. His speech was called a "monumental act". He gave this speech at the Gettysburg national Cemetery.
  • Abraham Lincoln's Second Vice President

    Abraham Lincoln's Second Vice President
    Abraham Lincoln's second vice president was Andrew Johnson. Andrew Johnson became the 17th president of the United States. He became president due to Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
  • President Abraham Lincoln's Death

    President Abraham Lincoln's Death
    Abraham Lincoln died on April 4, 1865. He was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in his booth. The actor, John Wilkes Booth, was the person who shot Abraham Lincoln. John Wilkes Booth was a confederate sympathizer.