Abraham Lincoln
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  • 1. Abraham Lincoln The 16 th President of the USA
  • 2. Biography
    • Abraham Lincoln, lived:
    • February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865
    • Served as the President of the USA:
    • March 1861 – April 1865
  • 3. Lincoln’s Speeches
      • First Inaugural Address
      • Gettysburg Address
      • Farewell Address
      • A House Divided Speech
  • 4. Honest Abe
    • Due to his habit always to give the borrowed money back he got his most famous nickname of Honest Abe
  • 5. Political Career
    • Was a member of the Republican Party
    • Abolished slavery
    • Promoted the Homestead Act
    • Won the Battle of Gettysburg
  • 6. The Battle of Gettysburg
  • 7. Lincoln’s Assassination
    • Abraham Lincoln was mortally wounded during the theatre performance. He became the first president killed.
  • 8. Lincoln’s Policy Results:
    • The economy of the USA improved
    • The agrarian issue was solved
    • The transcontinental railway was built
    • The system of infrastructure was widen
    • The new banking system was elaborated
    • The slavery was abolished