Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln

African Americans had been slaves in the United States for more than 200 years. Many African American had died of being a slave, lack of food, and hard working. In 1863 Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, signed the Emancipation Proclamation to legally free slaveries in the United States.

Important Events From 1861 to 1865 the Civil War started. Between the Union and the Confederacy of the United States for states right and expanision of slavery.

Not much people favored Abraham Lincoln as a president in the United States.

Abraham Lincoln

16th President of the United States

President Abraham Lincoln was invited as one of the main speaker at Gettysburg. "Four score and seven years ago our father brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."

Abraham had an interested in politics. He studied law, serve as state legislature of Illinois, Congressman in the U.S House of Representative, and in 1860 elected president of United States.


Freed Slavery


1809 - Born on February 12 in Hardin County, Kentucky1834 - Sever for four terms in Illinois state legislature1842 - Married to Mary Ann Todd1847 - Serve for one term as a Whig Congressman in the U.S. House of Representative.1860 - Elected to first term as President1861 - Civil War started on April 121863 - Signed the Emancipation Proclamation1864 - Elected to second term as President 1865 - Assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on April 14

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Stefoff, Rebecca. Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States. Ada, OK: Garrett Educational, 1989. Print.

Martin Luther King Jr. was the leader of African American Civil Right Movement. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was to stop the segregation of black people from white people.


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