Abraham Lincoln

by Dmitri from Philadelphia

 Abraham Lincoln was born on Feb 12, 1809 near Hodgenville, KY. He lived with his father Thomas Lincoln and mother Nancy Lincoln. As a young adult his worked on fields and had many jobs. Lincoln married Mary Todd in 1842 and they had four sons. On November 6, 1860 Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th president of the United States. He supported the Union during the American civil war. He believed slavery was wrong and wanted it stopped. He is the tallest United States president in history. 

On April 14, 1865 while attending a play at Ford's Theater, President Lincoln was assassinated. A day later he was announced dead. Making Abraham Lincoln the country's first president to be assassinated. Today Lincoln in one of the most known presidents in the U.S.

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