Abraham Lincoln

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Power Point on Abraham Lincoln's life and how he influenced the way we live today.

Text of Abraham Lincoln

  • 1.Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865

2. Childhood Years

  • Born on February 12,1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky
  • Mother dies
  • Married
  • Became an attorney

3. Lincoln moves into the White House

  • In 1860, 16 thPresident of the U.S.
  • Civil War breaks out
  • Against slavery

4. Depression

  • Lincoln suffered from depression.
  • Thinks about taking his life.
  • Toughest office years

5. Civil War

  • Seven states secede from the Union
  • Fort Sumter
  • Emancipation Proclamation

6. The Battle of Gettysburg

  • Americas most visited battlefield
  • July 1 st , Lee and Meade meet.
  • Turning point of the American Civil War.

7. Gettysburg Address

  • November 18 th , 1863 the address is written
  • Leaves sick son
  • Recognizes the union for winning battle

8. Lincolns Assassination

  • April 14 th , 1865 dies
  • John Wilkes Booth