101 Amazing Abraham Lincoln Facts by Jack Goldstein

By Jack Goldstein

Do you must be aware of the $64000 proof approximately Abraham Lincoln's existence? among many different issues, the sixteenth US President abolished slavery, made the Gettysburg deal with and was once assassinated while in place of work. This easy-to-digest publication provides the knowledge you must learn about President Lincoln in handily organised sections.

Whether you're writing a background undertaking on 'Honest Abe' otherwise you simply are looking to discover extra approximately one of many maximum presidents of all time, this pocket-sized fact-book is a straightforward solution to get the data you will have, speedy!

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One of the famous battles was at Gettysburg, where after the Union had won, Lincoln made the famous “Gettysburg Address” speech. As 1865 approached and then began, more and more states fell to the Union, and victory was soon declared on the 9th May. The Gettysburg Address The Gettysburg Address was delivered on the 19th November, 1863. President Lincoln made the speech at the Soldier’s National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. At the time, prior to Lincoln’s speech there was a two-hour oratory from Edward Everett which was initially known as the Gettysburg address, however it is not very well known today.

He is known for doing this through the Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment. One of his speeches - The Gettysburg Address - is the most quoted speech in American history. Lincoln was the first major leader in the US to suggest that women should have the vote. Lincoln was tall - just over 6 feet 4 inches. Growing Up Lincoln grew up in a one-room log cabin with his father, mother and sister. Although he came across as an intelligent and thoughtful president, amazingly Lincoln only received 18 months of formal education!

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate, we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. ” The exact words however are disputed as there are known to be five manuscripts of the speech, each differing slightly.

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