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By Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

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 legal professional to U.S. Congressman to the sixteenth U.S. president. He used to be a humanitarian who didn't think in killing animals for meals. From the beginning of his political profession, 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 less than Union keep watch over. regardless of pressures from the seceded states and the ensuing civil warfare, Lincoln persisted his target of saving the Union whereas struggling with for republican values, and used to be elected for a moment time period. He was once no longer renowned between all U.S. electorate, despite the fact that, and was once assassinated by way of John Wilkes sales space basically 5 days after the struggle was once declared over.

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