Family played an important role in the lincoln white house mr lincoln was devoted to his wife and three sons - a fourth son had died over a decade earlier. Abraham lincoln became 16th president of the united states during the most trying period of our nation's history the debate over slavery had for decades threatened to tear the country apart, and the election of lincoln on a republican platform in 1860 provided the catalyst for just such a tragedy. Abraham lincoln was born to a farmer and carpenter, thomas lincoln, and seamstress nancy hanks lincoln he spent most of his youth working on various farms his father owned he received a small amount of formal schooling from various itinerant teachers, but was known as an avid reader ever since his early youth.
Abraham lincoln (february 12, 1809 to april 15, 1865) was the 16th president of the united states and is regarded as one of america's greatest heroes due to his role as savior of the union and. Born on the kentucky frontier, abraham lincoln was raised in his parents' hard shell baptist faith that flourished along the western borders of the nation here evangelistic fervor combined with. Abraham lincoln, sixteenth president of the united states, was born near hodgenville, kentucky on february 12, 1809 his family moved to indiana when he was seven and he grew up on the edge of the frontier. Abraham lincoln quotes when i do good i feel good, when i do bad i feel bad, and that's my religion abraham lincoln biography author profession: president.
In 1865, as the american civil war winds inexorably toward conclusion, us president abraham lincoln endeavors to achieve passage of the landmark constitutional amendment which will forever ban slavery from the united states. Gettysburg address as recited by jeff daniels watch this every day - motivational speech by navy seal admiral william h mcraven - duration: 19:05 motivation archive recommended for you. Mary todd lincoln was born on december 13, 1818, in lexington, kentucky she married politician and lawyer abraham lincoln on november 4, 1842 when the civil war began, mary's family supported. Abraham lincoln was born in kentucky in 1809, but he was raised mostly in indiana as a young man, lincoln became a lawyer and served in the illinois state legislature as a member of the whig party library of congress.
To my mind, i can answer your question with absolute certainty however, i can find few people that will accept my beliefs my aunt, jane davis told this story of abraham lincoln's family to all that would listen these stories of abraham lincoln and jefferson davis were passed down from. 476 quotes from abraham lincoln: 'folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be', 'whatever you are, be a good one', and 'do i not destroy my enemies when i make them my friends. Lincoln, abraham (1809-1865) (religion, spiritualism, and occult) a braham lincoln attended many séances, even having some at his own homehe was as much a spiritualist as anything else. Americans have been led to believe that when they celebrate abraham lincoln's birthday each year on february 12 they are celebrating freedom, the preservation of the union, and a reaffirmation of the principles of the declaration of independence this belief is a testament to the notion that in. Abraham lincoln became the united states' 16th president in 1861, issuing the emancipation proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the confederacy in 1863 lincoln warned the.
The abraham lincoln presidential library and museum in springfield, il is the heart of the lincoln legacy museum open 9 - 5 daily 212 n sixth street, spri. The 7th and final debate between senatorial candidates abraham lincoln and stephen douglas was held on october 15, 1858, in alton, illinois today bronze statues of douglas and lincoln stand to commemorate the event at lincoln douglas square in alton in 1858, as the country moved ever closer to. Thus in john, 8, the jews say (33): we are the seed of abraham, and jesus replies (39): if ye be the children of abraham, do the works of abraham the catholic encyclopedia also notes that prophet abraham may be considered the source of old testament religion.
Abraham lincoln - the road to presidency: for about five years lincoln took little part in politics, and then a new sectional crisis gave him a chance to reemerge and rise to statesmanship. Abraham lincoln success , mind , succeed , important , bear the philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. (photo: public domain) abraham lincoln, the 16th president of the united states of america this week marks the anniversary that abraham lincoln, 14 years before he was elected president of the united states, responded to claims that he was not a christian.