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    Abraham Lincoln Some are born great‚ some achieve greatness‚ and some have greatness thrust upon them- William Shakespeare. Abraham Lincoln was by no means an ordinary man. The only question is‚ which of the three categories did Abraham Lincoln fit into? It will be argued for historians for years to come. The only non-disputable fact is‚ Abraham Lincoln was the greatest president the United States has ever be able to call our leader. On Sunday February 12‚ 1809‚ Abraham Lincoln was born.

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    Laken Hawes 11/24/2012 HIST-103 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States‚ and was one of the greatest influences in American history. Lincoln’s views on humanity helped him to leave a lasting impression on the world. Throughout his lifetime Lincoln served as a man of the military‚ politician‚ lawyer‚ congressman‚ and president. Unfortunately Lincoln’s life was unexpectedly cut short simply because of his beliefs and the changes that helped to influence.

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    Proclamation Museum in Washington‚ D. C. The statue that best conveys the meaning of emancipation (“freeing someone from control of another”) is: Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was most important in the making of the emancipation. Many say that Abraham Lincoln did not help at all and the slaves would have been freed sooner‚ but that is not completely true. Lincoln was most important in freeing the slaves because he was a real leader and decision maker. “Lincoln’s refusal to compromise on the expansion

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    Abraham Lincoln‚ on his “do-gooder” religion: When I do good‚ I feel good. When I do bad‚ I feel bad. That’s my religion. Abraham Lincoln‚ on the importance of transparency in government: What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. Abraham Lincoln‚ on the proper relation of God and humans: We trust‚ sir‚ that God is on our side. It is more important to know that we are on God’s side. Abraham Lincoln‚ reminding us that Rome was not built in a day‚ nor the business of

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    Abraham Lincoln Life Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County‚ Kentucky to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln on February 12‚ 1809. Thomas was a strong and determined pioneer and was respected by other town folk. Abraham had an older sister Sarah and younger brother Thomas‚ who died in infancy. Due to a land dispute‚ the Lincolns were forced to move from Kentucky to Perry County‚ Indiana in 1817‚ where the family lived on public land to scrap out a living in a crude shelter

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    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday‚ February 12‚ 1809‚ near Hodgenville‚ Kentucky. He moved to New Salem‚ Illinois‚ where he lived until 1837. While there he worked at several jobs including operating a store‚ surveying‚ and serving as postmaster. He impressed the residents with his character‚ wrestled the town bully‚ and earned the nickname "Honest Abe." Lincoln. In Springfield in 1839 Lincoln met Mary Todd. Three years later they were married and over 11 years they had four children:

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    Abraham Lincoln In March‚ 1832 Lincoln began his political career with his first campaign for the Illinois General Assembly. He had attained local popularity and could draw crowds as a natural raconteur in New Salem‚ though he lacked an education‚ powerful friends‚ and money‚ which may be why he lost. Lincoln served as New Salem’s postmaster and later as county surveyor‚ all the while reading voraciously. He then decided to become a lawyer and began teaching himself law by reading Blackstone’s

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    20‚2013 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday‚ February 12‚ 1809‚ in a small log cabin near Hodgenville‚ Kentucky. He was named after his grandfather.( Freidel ‚ Par.4-5.) He was the son of Thomas and Nancy Lincoln. When Lincoln turned 7 years old the family moved to Perry County‚ that ’s where Lincoln grew up until the age of 22. As a young boy he had worked for many different jobs‚ from working

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    Reactions to the Lincoln Assassination Washington‚ DC‚ April 14‚ 1865‚ 10:45 p.m.‚ the President of the United States was shot with a Philadelphia Deringer pistol at Ford’s Theatre while attending the play Our American Cousin. He was carried across the street where he died early the next morning. The assassin‚ John Wilkes Booth‚ made his escape by horse and rode to the house of Doctor Mudd‚ a resident of Maryland who repaired his leg. The next day Booth was found hiding in a barn and was killed

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    Joseph Miller 5/12/2013 Pr.6 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest presidents in American history. Born on February 12th‚ 1809 in Hodgenville‚ Kentucky he was one of the most important people to lead our country. He has had many great accomplishments throughout his lifetime. If it wasn’t for him some of us wouldn’t have the rights we have today. Abraham Lincoln was a very intelligent man‚ even though he only went to school for a few years of his life. He had to teach himself most

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