New PDF release: Abraham Lincoln (Leaders of the Civil War Era)

By Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

ISBN-10: 1604132981

ISBN-13: 9781604132984

Born to 2 uneducated farmers, Abraham Lincoln got here from meager origins and had basically 18 months of formal schooling. but, he labored himself up from farmer to revered attorney to U.S. Congressman to the sixteenth U.S. president. He used to be a humanitarian who didn't think in killing animals for nutrition. From the beginning of his political occupation, he fought for the abolition of slavery, and as soon as elected president, he handed the Emancipation Proclamation, mentioning the liberty of any slaves in territories now not below Union keep watch over. regardless of pressures from the seceded states and the ensuing civil warfare, Lincoln endured his target of saving the Union whereas scuffling with for republican values, and was once elected for a moment time period. He was once no longer well known between all U.S. electorate, even though, and used to be assassinated by way of John Wilkes sales space basically 5 days after the struggle was once declared over.

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