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  • 1. How can Abraham Lincoln inspire us? 2013/2014 Presented by: Kassemi Haitam

2. Plan I. Why Abraham Lincoln ? II. Who is Abraham Lincoln III. Accomplishment IV. What I didnt know!! 2 3. Why 3 4. 4 Ideas worth spreading 5. Inspiration5 6. He will have to learn, I know, that all men are not just, all men are not true. But teach him also that for every scoundrel there is a hero; . In the school teach him it is far more honorable to fail than to cheat . This is a big order, but see what you can do He is such a fine fellow, my son! 6 7. Who is Abraham Lincoln 7 8. 8 Born February 12, 1809 Had one sister named Sarah His father was a farmer. Lincoln did not want to be a farmer and he and his father were not close. Both of Lincolns parents were illiterate (they could not read) Lincolns mother died when he was 9 9. 9 Lincolns father remarried after the death of his first wife He married Sarah Johnston She was also illiterate but encouraged Lincoln to teach himself how to read and write Lincoln was very close to his stepmother and looked up to her 10. 10 Lincoln leaves home at age 21 and moves to Illinois Runs for his first government office at age 23 (state legislature) and loses Lincoln becomes a lawyer in the 1830s In 1860, Abraham Lincoln defeated three other men to become the sixteenth President of the United States. 11. Accomplishment 11 12. 12 The 13th Amendment completely abolished slavery and prohibits its existence today States: Delaware, Kentucky, Missouri, Maryland and New Jersey 13. I didnt know that 13 14. 14 Lincolns memory 15. 15 Lincoln Memorial 16. Next steps 16 17. the transition from lawyer to politician details of the 1860 Presidential Campaign The first and the second mandate Details of his accomplishments his assassination 17 18. Thank you for your attention 18