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Abraham LincolnBy: Ashley NafzigerIt’s July 1 1863, the battle of gettingsburg has started the fighting non stop for the next 3 days. At the end of the battle, Lincoln’ gives a speech. “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, in Liberty, and dedicated to that all men are created equal.”Vidio  About him Abe was born on February 12 1809 he was a child of 2 born in a one room cabin in kentucky. A little bit after he was born they moved to Little Pigeon Creek that is where it struck. In 1818 an attack of milk sickness struck Little Pigeon Creek . This is a disease contracted by drinking milk from cows which have grazed on poisonous white snakeroot. Nancy took ill. From the milk. She passed. The event was devastating to him. young Abraham grew more fair from his father. Hard work placed on him at an early age. In December 1819, just over a year after his mother’s death, Lincoln’s father Thomas married Sarah Bush Johnston, a Kentucky widow with three children of her own. She was a great woman. Her and abe became very close. Slaves Soon after abe became president he knew about the slave in the south and he did not like that. The war began when the Confederates bombarded Union soldiers at Fort Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861. THe war lasted 4 years. Slaves tried to escape and some were found some weren’t about halfway through the war abe did the Proclamation of Independence to prevent slaves from being slaves again in the north., and if they crossed the border they were free. Lincoln won the civil war for us, he also freed the slaves for us. In some countries he did not free them even for today people have slaves working for them. Tons of slaves died by being wiped for trying to escape. on him Lincoln left behind an impressively large number of letters and documents that provide a great deal of information into who and what he was.  He wrote three autobiographies between 1858 and 1860.We should remember Abraham Lincoln’s deeds and words. President Lincoln could have chosen to allow the original seven states to leave the Union. Or he could have compromised and allowed slavery to expand to some or all of the western states or even the whole United States. he did to help and what it would be like if he wasn’t hearNow he was gone. Even as the bereaved yearned for visual evidence to help them with the truth, all Americans would long continue to the fate of the nation, and what might have been different, if Lincoln lived  His moves toward ending slavery included the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863; Lincoln used the U.S. Army to protect escaped slaves, encouraged the border states to outlaw slavery, and pushed through Congress to the United States Constitution. tomb Lincoln’s coffin has been moved 17 times, they fear for the Lincoln’s Tomb and the safety of the president’s remains. The coffin itself has been opened five times: December 21, 1865, September 19, 1871, October 9, 1874, April 14, 1887, and September 26, 1901. In 1876 grave robbers tried to steal his remains. The Lincoln Tomb is the final resting place of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, and three of their four sons. It is located in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. has changed Other laws President Lincoln signed worked hand-in-hand with the Homestead Act to forever change the landscape of the West. On May 15, 1862. Department, in which they feel more directly concerned than any other.” On June 19, 1862, he signed a bill outlawing slavery in U.S. territories Since his tragic death, cities, counties, parks, buildings, highways, and museums have been named in his honor. His face appears on both the United States penny and five dollar bill. His immortal words from the Gettysburg Address are considered priceless treasures. The Library of Congress commissioned the actual invention of specialized cases that replace oxygen with argon to protect the physical documents forever he did to save people and what people did for him The spirit that guided Lincoln was evident in his second Inaugural Address. This speech is inscribed on one wall of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. “…With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation’s wounds…” It is often argued that Lincoln’s abiding reputation is the result of his martyrdom. And certainly the assassination, occurring as it did on Good Friday, propelled him into reverential heights. Speaking at a commemoration at the Athenaeum Club in New York City on April 18, 1865, three days after Lincoln died. ConclusionApril 14 1865 that’s when the gun shot right in the head of the 16th president. Abraham Lincoln. At ford’s theater 10 pm. He died the next morning.  Abe was a very very good president because he cared for people’s rights that showed other people to care to. I want to challenge you to care about people not just for their skin, just for who they are..Vidio Resources

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