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Abraham Lincoln

Power Point on Abraham Lincoln's life and how he influenced the way we live today.

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Abraham Lincoln

  1. 1. Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865
  2. 2. Childhood Years <ul><li>Born on February 12,1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky </li></ul><ul><li>Mother dies </li></ul><ul><li>Married </li></ul><ul><li>Became an attorney </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lincoln moves into the White House <ul><li>In 1860, 16 th President of the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Civil War breaks out </li></ul><ul><li>Against slavery </li></ul>
  4. 4. Depression <ul><li>Lincoln suffered from depression. </li></ul><ul><li>Thinks about taking his life. </li></ul><ul><li>Toughest office years </li></ul>
  5. 5. Civil War <ul><li>Seven states secede from the Union </li></ul><ul><li>Fort Sumter </li></ul><ul><li>Emancipation Proclamation </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Battle of Gettysburg <ul><li>America’s most visited battlefield </li></ul><ul><li>July 1 st , Lee and Meade meet. </li></ul><ul><li>Turning point of the American Civil War. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Gettysburg Address <ul><li>November 18 th , 1863 the address is written </li></ul><ul><li>Leaves sick son </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizes the union for winning battle </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lincoln’s Assassination <ul><li>April 14 th , 1865 dies </li></ul><ul><li>John Wilkes Booth </li></ul>

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