Who Is Abraham Lincoln An Outstanding Citizen

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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He was one of the best presidents that the US had. Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 and was assassinated April 14, 1865, and was pronounced dead April 15, 1865 at 7:22 A.M. Abraham Lincoln was an outstanding citizen, and his actions and contributions continue to influence the citizens of our country and our community today. He was an outstanding citizen because first, he did a lot to become the successful president that he was, next, because he overcame the difficulties he had as a child, and last
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He was the first Republican candidate to become president. Lincoln married Mary Todd and had four boys, of which only lived to reach maturity. The others died either as a child or teenagers. Lincoln led our country through the Civil War to victory for the Union. He ended slavery with the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. After he was re-elected president Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on the night of Good Friday on April 14, 1865 in the Ford Theatre. Booth was a well known actor and a confederate spy from Maryland. After Lincoln was assassinated he was taken to the hospital and he died the next morning at 7:22 A.M on April 15, 1865. He was also known as Honest Abe for how he was. I think he was one of the best presidents and he is my favorite. Finally, Abraham Lincoln was an outstanding citizen, and his actions and contributions continue to influence the citizens of our country and our community today. He did a lot to become the successful president that he was, he overcame the difficulties he had as a child, and all the good things he did as president. An enormous amount of people back then considered him to be the savior of the United States. He was the first president to be assassinated, he will always be

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