By Christi E. Parker
Abraham Lincoln was once president in the course of probably the most specified occasions in historical past. With a rustic near to conflict, his final aim was once to maintain the Union jointly. while Lincoln freed the slaves, he angered many Southerners, together with his murderer, John Wilkes sales space.
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45, Hartford (CT) Courant, “Students Trying to Be Part of History” (January 18, 2009, H21). 48 THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK True or False? Barack Obama’s family lives in three different countries. True! His mother was born and raised in the United States. His father came from Kenya. His stepfather came from Indonesia. Family members still live in all three places. ENJOY ALL OF THE HISTORY MAKER BIOS! Abigail Adams Abraham Lincoln Albert Einstein Alexander Graham Bell Amelia Earhart Andrew Jackson Anne Frank Anne Hutchinson Barack Obama Benjamin Banneker Benjamin Franklin Bill Clinton Chief Joseph Christopher Columbus Madam C.
4 The Speech B arack went back to his job as a state senator. But after his loss in the election, he began to wonder. When people saw him, did the word loser flash through their minds? Barack worked hard making speeches and meeting voters. His work often kept him away from home. In 2001, his second daughter, Natasha, was born. Barack and Michelle nicknamed her Sasha. Barack had two little girls who needed him at home. He began to think about quitting politics altogether. 28 That wouldn’t be easy for Barack.
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Abraham Lincoln: Expanding & Preserving the Union (Primary Source Readers) by Christi E. Parker