Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln

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

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