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  • Family

    Abrham Lincoln had only 2 siblings, but a large family
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  • Born

    Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809.
  • Employment

    boatman, store clerk, surveyor, militia soldier, and became a lawyer in Illinois
  • Politics

    He was elected to the Illinois Legislature in 1834, and was reelected in 1836, 1838, 1840, and 1844.
  • Presidency

    "Lincoln warned the South in his Inaugural Address: “In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you…. You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect and defend it"."
  • Legacy

    He saved the Union and freed the slaves. In his Gettysburg Address, he defined the Civil War as a re-dedication to the ideals set forth in the Declaration of Independence.
  • Death

    Lincoln was assassinated in 1865 by John Wilkes Booth.
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    Early Life

    Abraham Lincoln lived in a small log cabin with his family. He was also very close to his family. He also had some opportunities for education.
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    Abraham lincoln was self educated, but Abraham Lincoln had a lifelong interest in learning.