Facts About Abraham Lincoln
|Presidency||Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of United States, (4 March 1861 – 15 April 1865)|
|Political Party||Whig (before 1854), Republican (1854–1864), National Union (1864–1865)|
|Born||12 February, 1809, Sinking Spring Farm, Hodgenville, Kentucky, U.S.|
|Died||15 April, 1865, Washington, D.C., U.S.|
|Cause of Death||Assassinated (gunshot wound to the head)|
|Parents||Thomas Lincoln, Nancy Hanks|
|Spouse||Mary Todd (m. 1842)|
|Children’s||Robert, Edward, Willie, Tad|
More About Abraham Lincoln
- As a young man, Abraham Lincoln was passionate about reading and writing.
- When Abraham Lincoln was 22 years old he struck out on his own, moving to New Salem in Illinois.
- He was good at giving speeches.
- He did not have an middle name and did not like being called Abe Lincoln.
- He kept important papers in his hat.
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