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  • Later Years Lincoln
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    Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday, February 12, 1809, in a log cabin near Hodgenville, He was the son of Thomas and Nancy and he was named for his paternal grandfather. Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and farmer. Both of Abraham's parents were members of a Baptist congregation which had separated from another church due to opposition to slavery. As Abraham grew up, he loved to read and preferred learning to working in the fields. This led to a difficult relationship with his father who was just the...
  • Year Of 1864 Exhausted Abe Lincoln
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    The Life and Hardships of Abraham Lincoln In the year 1809, the future sixteenth president and the son of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks was born, and was named Abraham after his grandfather. He was born into a one room log cabin in Kentucky made form logs and clay, and it sat right on the hard cold earth, with just a fireplace on one wall to keep them warm. In 1811, at the age of two, Abraham and his family moved to Knob Creek, where he first learned to plant, husk corn, hoe, chop wood, and bui...
  • One Year Later The Lincolns
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    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin located in Hodgenville Kentucky on the twelfth of February in the year of 1809. His parents were Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Lincoln had one older sister (Sarah) who was born in 1807. Three years after Abraham was born, his mother gave birth to a baby boy they named Thomas. The family was faced with devastating turmoil when Thomas died while he was still an infant. When Abe was nine years old he was kicked in the head by a horse, which ...
  • Abraham Lincoln
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    Abe Lincoln Hero of our Past There have been many tragic heroes throughout history. Some stand out more than others. one comes to mind, John F. Kennedy, for his great leadership abilities. Martin Luther King Jr. took a stand for what he believed was right. Another is Abraham Lincoln, one of Americas first tragic heroes. Tragic heroes have brought something to our lives, someone for kids to look up to, a role model. Most tragic heroes gave something to better society. Without Abraham Lincoln ethn...
  • Abraham Lincoln
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    Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest men in American history. Even though he came from humble origins, he rose to the highest office in the land. A strong believer in democracy, the sixteenth president led the United States during the Civil War. He helped end slavery and worked to keep the American Union together. Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, parents of Abraham Lincoln, were married in 1806. On February 12, 1809 Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky. He was named after his pi...

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