Abraham Lincoln

by Waleed from Noblesville

Heroes are all around. Abraham Lincoln is hero because he saved and changed a lot of peoples lives. Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of United States. He was born in Hodgenville, KY. He had four sons Robert, Edward, Willie and Tad. He was born on February 12, 1809 and he died in April 15, 1865. He was assassinated at age of 56 when he was still serving as president for United States. Abraham Lincoln is considered a hero because he ended slavery and changed the lives of many people.

Abraham Lincoln freed many people who were slaves and give them the right to do whatever they wanted without being owned. In his preliminary Emancipation Proclamation law, in which he declared that as of January 1, 1863, all slaves in state in rebellion against the Union "shall be then, then forward, and forever free." Abraham Lincoln is remembered for "his vital role as the leader in preserving the Union during the Civil War and beginning the process (Emancipation Proclamation) that led to the end of slavery in the United States."(Roger Norton) He is also remembered for his character and leadership, speeches and letters. Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. He inspired millions of people to stop the slavery. He is just not only my hero, but there is million more peoples that believe that Abraham Lincoln is a great hero. He is now dead long time ago, but he is still alive in heart of peoples.

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