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    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president. He was president from 1861 - 1865. He helped free many black slaves and supported freeing black slaves for most of his life. Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville Kentucky on February 12, 1809. His biological parents were Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. On October 5, 1809 Abraham’s mother died. He was very upset about his mother's death. Barely a year after Nancy’s death, Thomas remarried. Sarah Bush Johnston became Abraham’s step-mother. Sarah encouraged Abraham to read and he thoroughly enjoyed it. Neighbors said that Abraham would walk miles just to get a book. Abraham Lincoln was a lawyer when he became interested in politics. He was elected for the Illinois State Legislature in 1834.…

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    Abraham Lincoln Goals

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    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was mainly known for being the 16th president of the United States (McClarie, 2013). The main principles that made Abraham Lincoln a really good leader was his communication and his commitment toward his goal (McClarie, 2013). His main goal was to get his education to become a lawyer and abolish slavery (Editors, 2015). There were obstacles he had to get through to accomplish his goal and it’s all in his history (Editors, 2015). Abraham Lincoln was born on…

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    Before becoming one of the best presidents known to history, Abraham Lincoln had a regular childhood. Originally, Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky on February 12th, 1809. Lincoln had little education growing up. However, when he was not working for his father on his farm, he was constantly reading. One of Lincoln’s friends called him a “manic” for examining books late at night. Even though he had little education, Abraham Lincoln was very intelligent. He attained his knowledge…

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    Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest leaders in American history. Lincoln was known as a person with integrity and truth and he had banned slavery, but one thing was that he has owned some slaves. However, Lincoln was recognized as a significant leader by reason of him winning the Civil war, then that lead to the end of slavery. Therefore, Lincoln was seen as a leader with integrity, courage, and vision which made him become a leader that everyone wanted to be. Abraham Lincoln was a leader…

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    Abraham Lincoln Legacy

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    Abraham Lincoln regarded as one of the best presidents of the United States. Lincoln’s human and humane personality and historical role as savior of the union creates a legacy that endures. Lincoln proved to be a shrewd military strategist and a savvy leader during the costliest war. Lincoln was also self-disciplined all the time. Lincoln rose from a humble beginning to become a great leader. Lincoln was a self-taught Illinois lawyer and legislator with only 1 formal year of schooling, and…

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    Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Kentucky. He was the sixteenth president of the United States. As he was growing up his education was limited because he spent the majority of his time working to support his family. Lincoln was the best American president because he created a change of perspective and thought not only of his own views but others as well. He was an honest man, people even referred to him as "honest Abe". Abraham Lincoln was a very humble president. He…

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    Abraham Lincoln Childhood

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    Abraham Lincoln was born on February12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky. He was born to Thomas and Nancy Lincoln. Abraham father did not have a great education but he was a great farmer and carpenter. Abraham father also did jury duty most of the time. Once Abraham turned two his family moved somewhere near Knob Creek farm. At seven years old, Abraham and his family moved to Pigeon Creek, Indiana on 1816 due to his father difficulties with the farm. On 1818, Abraham mother died to milk…

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    Abraham Lincoln Flaws

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    Abraham Lincoln “Lincoln struggled with depression for most of his adult life” (Baynton 2010). Abraham Lincoln was born on Feburary 12, 1809. He was the sixteenth president of the United States of America until his assassination on April 15, 1865. Lincoln life was successful because of tunneling, limelight affect, and temperament success which all ties into the studies that Brafman did in his book. Ron Brafman is a psychologist and has taught university courses in personality and growth. His…

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    Professor Nancey Moore HIS 131-0003 28 June 2017 Annotated Bibliography Thesis Statement: If Abraham Lincoln had not been re-elected for office, slavery would have continued to exist for at least another presidential term and the civil war would have ceased, as Abe’s opponent, Democratic Presidential Nominee George B. McClellan had planned to offer a peace agreement to the South and maintain the Union for what is was; therefore, the Emancipation Proclamation would have deteriorated and lose all…

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    Abraham Lincoln A Hero

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    However, if you go looking for a hero in Lincoln, you are likely to find one. He did not possess slaves like Washington, Jefferson, Madison, or Taylor. He did not directly evict a large number of indigenous people from their ancestral homelands as did Jackson, nor did he concoct a war with Mexico to seize, or at least secure, nearly a third of the United States like Polk. He was not born to wealth like the Roosevelts, the Kennedys, or Bushes and had no known marital infidelities like FDR,…

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