Abraham Lincoln/Honest Abe President #16 of the U.S.A Served from March 1861 to April 1865 Republican 180 Electoral Votes
I work on the farm from 7 to 21, I had no more than a year of education. I was a militia soldier, boatman, store clerk, lawyer, and a legislature
''Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.''
Those enslaved in the District of Colombia are now FREE!
On April 16, 1862 slavery was abolished in the District of Colombia.
Finally, WE ARE FREE!!!
On April 12, 1861 Confederate troops open fire on Fort Sumter in South Carolina. This begins The Civl War
Three Fun Facts about Abraham Lincoln 1. He was the tallest president. (6 feet 4 inches) 2. Liked to tell stories and jokes. 3. On the day Lincoln was assassinated he told his bodyguard he dreamed of being assassinated.