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  • 1. {AbrahamLincolnQuinton FisherAPUSH5/22/13"I walk slowly, but I never walk backward."
  • 2.  Born in a one-room log cabin Mother died when he was only nine His sister died during birth Three out of four of his children died Humble origins to great powerLincoln’s Bio
  • 3.  Began the process of theEmancipation Proclamation Leader in preserving the Unionduring the Civil War Example ofhonesty, leadership, andcharacterThree Main ContributionsNearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a mans character, give him power.
  • 4.  After the Battle of Antietam inMaryland, declared that all slavesin the Confederate states were free “Began as a fight to preserve thenation into a battle for humanfreedom”1, 3,Slaves are Freeeee!
  • 5.  The 13th Amendmentofficially abolished slaveryin ALL of the UnitedStates. Ratified on Dec. 6, 1865 Racism would not reallyend until the 1960s, afterthe Civil Rights MovementSo why is this important?
  • 6.  Lincoln was the leader of theNorth in the Civil War Causes were: Kansas-Nebraska Act “Bleeding Kansas”Preserving the UnionAmerica will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, itwill be because we destroyed ourselves.John Brown’s raid at Harper’sFerry in 1859 divided the Northand South even more. Three months after Lincoln’s election. South Carolina, Mississippi,Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana,and Texas.
  • 7.  Protected the USfrom dividing Turned the war frombeing about “savingthe nation” to aboutfreeing the slavesThis is importantbecause…?The paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save ordestroy slavery
  • 8. Being a good daddyShowed qualities ofbeing a goodpresident set theexample for allpresidents to follow
  • 9.  Lincoln was shot byJames Wilkes Booth April 15, 1865 First president to bekilled in the UnitedStates.SHOT! ASSASSINATED!DEAD!
  • 10.  Martin Luther King Jr. made his “I have a dream” speech onAugust 28, 1963 1911, function beganLincoln MemorialIn the end, its not the years in your life that count. Its the life in your years.