Abraham Lincoln: From Pioneer to President

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 124 pages
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Honest Abe, The Great Emancipator, The Martyr: Abraham Lincoln was perhaps Americaís greatest President. He is also deeply beloved by many, who are inspired by Lincolnís unwavering sense of justice and willingness to fight for his beliefs. Young readers will marvel at Lincolnís path to greatness from his humble beginnings as a poor Illinois rail splitter up through his election as Americaís 16th President, and into the dark days of the Civil War leading to his tragic assassination. In addition to background on his childhood and his marriage to Mary Todd, numerous sidebars provide simple explanations to relevant historical events such as the Dred Scott Decision and the Mexican Wars.
  

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Review: Abraham Lincoln: From Pioneer to President (Sterling Biographies)

User Review  - Yessenia Maldonado - Goodreads

This biography is a chapter book of the life of Abraham Lincoln. It is full of pictures and asides which help visualize his life better. Through out the book there are bolded words that are then ... Read full review

Review: Abraham Lincoln: From Pioneer to President (Sterling Biographies)

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

Great overview of the life of one of our nation's greatest presidents. It is a YA title, but I would recommend it (not just this one but the entire series) to adults looking for a shorter read with fantastic explanations and visuals instead of the typical biographical tome. Read full review

Contents

Mr Lincoln Goes to Congress 39
1
The Illinois Lawyer 48
10
The Great Slavery Debates 57
1829
A Run for the Presidency 68
1840
An Untried President 80
1852
Trial by Fire 93
1862
The End of a Great Era 106
1866
GLOSSARY 120
1880
BIBLIOGRAPHY 121
1881
ABOUT THE AUTHOR 122
1882
INDEX 123
1883
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