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By Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

ISBN-10: 1604132981

ISBN-13: 9781604132984

Born to 2 uneducated farmers, Abraham Lincoln got here from meager origins and had purely 18 months of formal schooling. but, he labored himself up from farmer to revered attorney to U.S. Congressman to the sixteenth U.S. president. He was once a humanitarian who didn't think in killing animals for meals. From the beginning of his political profession, he fought for the abolition of slavery, and as soon as elected president, he handed the Emancipation Proclamation, stating the liberty of any slaves in territories no longer lower than Union keep an eye on. regardless of pressures from the seceded states and the ensuing civil conflict, Lincoln persisted his aim of saving the Union whereas scuffling with for republican values, and was once elected for a moment time period. He was once now not well known between all U.S. electorate, even though, and was once assassinated by way of John Wilkes sales space in basic terms 5 days after the struggle was once declared over.

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