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Abraham Lincoln PPT 2

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Abraham lincoln Powerpoint for my EDU 290 class

Abraham Lincoln PPT 2

  1. 1. Abraham Lincoln16th President of the United States<br />By: Matthew Lowell<br />
  2. 2. Early History<br />Born February 12th, 1809 <br />Was born in Hardin County, KY<br />By 1816 The Lincolns moved to Indiana<br />Abrahams Mother died when he was just 9 years old.<br />
  3. 3. Honest Abe<br />Abraham Lincoln’s nickname “Honest Abe” came from his honesty and decency as a young man while running his store.<br />Their is legend that the nickname came from his fairness in officiating “cock fights” but without proof this is just wives tale’s.<br />
  4. 4. Beginning of Political Career<br />On August 4th, 1834, Abe was elected to the Illinois General Assembly.<br />In 1836 Lincoln was re-elected, He also received his license to start practicing law.<br />In 1838 Lincoln becomes the Whig party floor leader.<br />
  5. 5. Family Life<br />In 1842 Abe married his wife Mary Todd<br />1846 Lincoln’s first son Edward Baker Lincoln is born<br />1850 Lincoln has another son William Wallace Lincoln.<br />1853 “Honest Abe” has another son Thomas Lincoln<br />Lincoln and his family lived in Illinois for a while but ended up settling down in Washington D.C.<br />
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  7. 7. Leading Up To Presidency<br />In 1856 Lincoln helped to create the new republican party of Illinois.<br />In 1857 Lincoln speaks against the Dred Scott decision.<br />
  8. 8. Start of a New Career<br />In 1860 Abraham Lincoln is nominated to presidency for the republican party. Lincoln up winning the presidential race<br />1861 the Civil War begins<br />On August 6th, 1861 Lincoln signs a law freeing slaves being used by the confederate army<br />
  9. 9. Lincoln Statues <br />
  10. 10. Continuing Abraham’s Presidency<br />In 1862 President Lincoln signs a law prohibiting slavery in the territories<br />1863 Abe Signs a bill creating a national banking system<br />1864 Lincoln is nominated for a second term of presidency<br />
  11. 11. Lincoln and His Role in the Civil War<br />Abraham Lincoln played a major role in the civil war, he appointed most of the commanders of the armies.<br />Abraham also was the lead role in freeing slaves during this period.<br />Lincoln and the Union Leaders of the Civil War<br />
  12. 12. Second-Term Success<br />1864 re-elected as president <br />1865 Civil war concludes <br />April 11th, 1865 Lincoln makes final speech as president, the speech focused on problems of reconstruction.<br />
  13. 13. Assassination of Lincoln<br />April 14th, 1865 Lincoln gets shot by John Wilkes Booth <br />April 15th, 1865 President Lincoln Dies at 7:22 in to morning<br />
  14. 14. Lincoln’s Goal Came true<br />After Lincoln passed away, the Thirteenth Amendment to the constitution is passed on January 31st, 1865 <br />Slavery was finally abolished <br />
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  16. 16. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Abe_Lincoln_young.jpg<br />http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Lincoln_Family,_Currier_&_Ives.jpg<br />http://www.spokanephotos.com/509/index.php?showimage=69<br />http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Abraham_Lincoln_Memorial,_Washington_DC.jpg<br />http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lincoln_High_School,_Tacoma,_WA_-_statue_01.jpg<br />http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/images/h44000/h44519kc.htm<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/28567825@N03/3085507969/<br />Battle Hymn of the Republic- http://www.pabucktail.com/Music/Battle%20Hymn%20Sousa.mp3<br />Sources<br />

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