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By Jack Goldstein

Do you need to understand the real proof approximately Abraham Lincoln's existence? among many different issues, the sixteenth US President abolished slavery, made the Gettysburg tackle and used to be assassinated while in workplace. This easy-to-digest booklet delivers the knowledge you want to learn about President Lincoln in handily organised sections.

Whether you're writing a heritage venture 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 approach to get the knowledge you will want, quickly!

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But one month later, Lincoln issued his first Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that as states came under his control, slaves within those states would be freed. Ever concerned with the bigger picture, Lincoln advocated that for economic reasons, slave owners should be compensated for emancipated slaves - however this view did not fully make it into governmental policy. Over the question of what could be offered to freed slaves, Lincoln embarked on a colonization programme, including sending slaves to Panama and Haiti.

Lincoln lived in Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana and then Illinois. Lincoln was a keen reader, and always sought out new books from the villages in which he lived. Throughout his teenage and young adult years, Abraham grew more and more distant from his father. Some of Lincoln’s favourite books included the Bible, Robinson Crusoe and Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography. At the age of 22, Abe canoed down the Sangamon River to seek a better life. His journey took him to New Orleans where he witnessed slavery for the first time in his life.

Key Facts Abraham Lincoln was born on the 12th February 1809. He died on the 15th April 1865. He was assassinated by a man called John Wilkes Booth. Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. He led the country through the American Civil War. He brought an end to slavery in the country. 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.

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