200 Years with Abraham Lincoln: One Man's Life and Legacy

200 Years with Abraham Lincoln: One Man's Life and Legacy

by Helen Koutras Bozonelis

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Since his death in 1865, Abraham Lincoln has left a lasting impression on America. Not only did he succeed in preserving the Union, he ended slavery and created a national holiday. From humble beginnings on farms in Kentucky and Illinois, Lincoln rose through many jobs to become the President of the United States. His life-and his enduring legacy-is proof of the American Dream.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766032668
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/28/2008
Series: Prime (Middle/Senior) Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: From "Fool" to Hero     4
The Making of a President     5
"Honest Abe"     8
Marrying Miss Mary     12
A Rising Star     16
Slavery     20
Hail to the Chief     25
Mr. Lincoln's War     28
Emancipation Proclamation     34
Gettysburg     38
POTUS, Again     43
Final Hours     49
An Uncommon Man     53
Chapter Notes     57
Glossary     60
Further Reading     62
Index     63

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