Abraham Lincoln was an impacting politician and a great hero to its nation. He was the 16th President of United States. His service as a President lasted for around 4 years from March 1861 to April 1865. His journey in the politics started gradually. Then his trip got stronger and his opinions started to impact heavily. But unfortunately ended in a tragic assassination. He led his country to Civil War, and ended the slavery, strengthen the government and people’s interaction with the government, and restructured the economy. Among his journey, he impressed many people with his words and actions. He introduced the idea of Democracy. Among Abraham Lincoln Quotes, here is one of his famous:
Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people.
Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky. As a child, he faced many problems in his life. His father Thomas was among the richest persons in county. He owned two farm (600 acre), several livestock, horses and town lots. But unfortunately in 1816, lost his land because of faulty property title by the court. Then Abraham’s family moved to Spencer County, Indiana. In 1819 when Abraham was 9, his mother died of Milk Sickness. Then her older sister, Sarah, also died giving birth to a still born. She was taking care of Abraham in place of her mother. In 1819, his father remarried to a widow and a mother of three, Sarah Bus Johnston. Ann Rutledge was Lincoln’s first love but she died due to typhoid fever in 1835. Then he married Mary Todd and had two children early on: Robert Todd Lincoln (in 1843) and Edward Todd Lincoln (in 1846). Edward died in 1850 and then Willie Lincoln was born in same year. But he died too in 1862 due to fever. Thomas Tad Lincoln was born in 1853 but he died too in 1871 due to heart failure. The death of their children had a great effect on both Lincoln and her wife, Marry.
After practising Law, he entered into Politics and served in the US House of Representative from 1847-1849. From 1854-1860, he struggled for the slaves to end the slavery. During this journey, he elected as President of US in March 1861. Then he started the Civil War due to unfortunate crisis. Lincoln was confident enough to reconstruct the system. But unfortunately he was assassinated on April 14, 1865 at Ford’s Theater (Washington, D.C) by a famous actor and confederate sympathizer Wilkes Booth. He now rests in the state of Capitol.
Here are magical words of him: 25+ Noteworthy Abraham Lincoln Quotes
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Abraham Lincoln Quotes