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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Biography – Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1909, in a village in a poor family. His childhood and youth was full of difficulty and trouble. His father name was Thomas Lincoln. His mother name was Nancy. He also had one sister whose name was not much mentioned anywhere.
In 1818, Mrs. Lincoln died and Abraham left motherless. Eighteen months later his father married Miss Sarah Bush Johnston. She is a good women, who shows similar care as to her own children.
Abraham Lincoln form a strong attachment towards her mother which last through his whole life. At the age of 10, he started working outside in the forest with her father. His school life was not more than 6 month.
At the age of 16, Abraham Lincoln reaches the height of 6 feets and 4 inches. He was become mature early. He did everything what he could do for her parents.
When he was 21 he built a flatboat with the help of her father. He earns his first dollar from this flatboat. He talked about this incident in her later life.
Later he worked in a store for which he had to walked in the dark so long. He got famous for his mankind from that store.
He got the name “Honest Abe”
Abraham later became the member of Legislature of Allana. Entering the Legislature was a crucial step in Abraham Lincoln’s life.
Abraham continues his general studies and became the best-informed man in the state. In November 1842 married to Miss Mary Todd Lincoln.
In 1946, he elected as the Member of United States Congress. On Dec 6, 1946, He took his seat in the house of representatives in Washington. He left the Politics for some years in between but joined again.
In 1861, Stephen A Douglas as the competitor Abraham Lincoln became the President of United States. Abraham Lincoln plays a big role in the Civil War which lasts till 1865.
Abraham Lincoln Died in April 1865 at Ford’s Theatre, Washington DC. The assassination of Lincoln was planned and carried out by the well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth, as part of a larger conspiracy in a bid to revive the Confederate cause. The culprit was later shoot by the armed force.