INTRODUCTION• A hero is a person that changed the world.• Heroes can be brave and have courage.• A hero is more than just a average person.• A hero is someone you remember from what they did.• A hero is someone who severed
HISTORY• 1809-1865• He was born in February 12• He lived in lived in Kentucky, Indiana, and Larue County, Ky.• He was the 16th president• He stopped slavery
HISTORY• Abraham Lincoln never told a lie. He was very honest. People called him honest Abe.
EARLY LIFE• he grew up on newly broke pioneer farms of the frontier. His mom, Nancy Hanks, died in 1818. Soon after his mother died his dad, Thomas Lincoln, soon got married to Sarah Bush Johnston. Abraham had almost no formal schooling—the scattered weeks of school attendance in Kentucky. he taught • himself, reading and rereading a small stock of books. He was chosen captain of a volunteer company gathered for the Black Hawk War (1832), but the company did not see battle.
ABRAHAMS SPEECH• Accepting the nomination (in a speech delivered at Springfield on June 16 ), Lincoln gave a ringing declaration in support of the Union: "A house divided against itself cannot stand."
WHAT MAKES ABRAHAM LINCOLN A HERO• Abraham Lincoln stopped slavery. He changed the world for African Americans. Abraham was also the 16th president. He was also very honest.
• ABRAHAMS TIME LINE January 20, 1828 • Lincolns older sister Sarah dies following childbirth in southern Indiana. • January 21, 1862 President Lincoln nominates Noah H. Swayne of Ohio to theU.S. Supreme Court. • January 25, 1863President Lincoln puts Major General Joseph Hooker in command