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Abraham Lincoln

Published on Nov 18, 2015

My Favorite President Project


Abraham Lincoln

My Favorite President - By Truman Dixon

The 16th President

Abraham Lincoln


Lincoln was born in Kentucky.


Lincoln grew up in Indiana.


He was elected from the state of Illinois

Lincoln Served in office from

1861 - 1865
Photo by Mark Fischer

Republican Party

Grand Old Party

Mary Todd Lincoln

The President's Wife

Lincoln married Mary Todd

November 4, 1842

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Lincoln's Family

Mary Todd, William, Robert, Thomas, & Abraham

Lincoln and Marry Todd's Children

  • Robert  1843 - 1926
  • Edward 1846 - 1850
  • William 1850 - 1862
  • Thomas 1853 - 1871

Lincoln's pet Fido

Lincoln's family had 2 goats, 2 kittens, and a dog named Fido.


Before serving in office, the President gained experience being a lawyer.

Lincoln won the election to House of Representatives

December 6, 1847

Lincoln took the Oath of Office and became President

March 4, 1861

The Civil War

Began at  Fort Sumter - April 12, 1861

Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation

The end of slavery, January 1, 1863

Gettysburg Address

November 19, 1863

Lincoln took oath for second term as president

March 4, 1865

Civil War ends when Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox

April 9, 1865

The Assassination

April 14, 1865 

The biggest challenge of Lincoln's presidency was ending slavery and keeping the country together.

Photo by Tim Evanson

Lincoln may have regretted the number of lives lost
in the civil war.

Photo by Lyle58

Lincoln's greatest contribution to American society was ending slavery.

Photo by dbnunley

Monuments in Lincoln's Honor

The Penny

The Lincoln Monument

Washington D.C.
Photo by Mark Fischer

Mount Rushmore

South Dakota

My monument would be a table where we could work problems out together.

Lincoln was a great story teller... I would ask him to tell me his favorite story.

Photo by KJGarbutt

The United States of America is a united country...
I would ask Lincoln if we have
made him proud.

Photo by bmward_2000