Who Was Abraham Lincoln?

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Penguin, Nov 20, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations and maps are included.
 

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This book tells about a boy who only had 1 year of schooling, but became a lawyer, congressman and even President of the United States. He was a practical joker, an honest person, struggled with ... Read full review

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abram lincoln was a great presndent

Contents

Life in a Log Cabin
A Member of Congress
Mr President
The End of Slavery
The War Is
THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS
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Janet Pascal, author of many YA biographies and Viking’s senior copyeditor, lives in New York, New York. John O’Brien lives in Delaran, New Jersey. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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