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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Author: Markie Iudice

Standards: Students in grade two explore the lives of actual people who make a difference in their everyday lives and learn the stories of extraordinary people from history whose achievements have touched them, directly or indirectly. The study of contemporary people who supply goods and services aids in understanding the complex interdependence in our free-market system.2.5 Students understand the importance of individual action and character and explain how heroes from long ago and the recent past have made a difference in others’ lives (e.g., from biographies of Abraham Lincoln, Louis Pasteur, Sitting Bull, George Washington Carver, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Golda Meir, Jackie Robinson, Sally Ride).

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  • Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States
    The U.S. noticed Abe when he ran for senator- he lost, but gained enough support from the people to run for President He started his presidency on March 4, 1861 Lincoln ran for a second term which ended when he was assassinated Abe also started the Emancipation of Proclamation, which ended slavery

Abe was born on February 12, 1809, in Kentucky

He was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865

He was at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington when the tragedy occurred