Abrham Lincon

Title: Abrham Lincon
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Abrham Lincon
The Life of Abraham Lincoln Although other states such as Indiana lay claim to his birth, most sources agree that Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in a backwoods cabin in Hodgeville, Kentucky. In an interview during his campaign for the presidency in 1860 Lincoln described his adolescence as "the short and simple annals of the poor." (p 30). His father Thomas was a farmer who married Nancy Hanks, his mother, in 1806. Lincoln had one sister, Sarah, …showed first 75 words of 2327 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 2327 total…parts of the world. I have been in wild places where one hears the name of America uttered with such mystery as if it were some heaven or hell...but I heard this only in connection with the name Lincoln." --Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) "In the days before antiseptic surgery, Lincoln had foreshadowed his own demise; his efforts to preserve the life of the nation had been successful at the cost of its strongest limb." (p 446)

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