A short life of Abraham Lincoln

condensed from Nicolay & Hay"s Abraham Lincoln : a history
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Century Co. , New York
Presidents, Biography, Hi
Other titlesAbraham Lincoln
Statementby John G. Nicolay
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 578 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25504893M
OCLC/WorldCa41084267

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Abraham Lincoln was born on Februthe second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who migrated from Hingham, Norfolk, to its namesake, Hingham, Massachusetts, in The family then migrated west, Born: FebruSinking Spring.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.5/5(3). A Short Biography of Abraham Lincoln by Gordon Leidner of Great American History. Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky on Raised by poor parents, he received less than a year of formal education by the time he reached the age of His primary means of education was schooling at home, using borrowed books and the Bible.

Thomas Lincoln remarried the next year, and Abraham loved his new stepmother, Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln. She brought three children of her own into the household.

Abraham attended school at irregular intervals. In all he spent less than 12 months going to school, and he didn't attend college at all.

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States and is regarded as one of America's greatest heroes due to his role as savior of the Union and emancipator of slaves. His rise from humble beginnings to achieving the highest office in the land is a remarkable story.

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John G. Nicolay was Abraham Lincoln’s private White House secretary. With assistant secretary, John Hay, he wrote the two volume definitive biography of Lincoln, “Abraham Lincoln, a Biography.” Although this is a condensation by Nicolay of that biography, it is still a sizable work and a fairly thorough treatment of the life of the 16th /5(58).

"A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln. Condensed from Nicolay and Hay's 'Abraham Lincoln: A History"' by John G. Nicolay.

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John G. Nicolay was Abraham Lincoln’s private White House secretary. With assistant secretary, John Hay, he wrote the two volume definitive biography of Lincoln, "Abraham Lincoln, a Biography." Although this is a condensation by Nicolay of that biography, it is still a sizable work and a fairly thorough treatment of the life of the 16th.

The Best Books on President Lincoln. are more books written about Abraham Lincoln than any other person than Jesus Christ. in a tower of books to honor Abe. This makes the life and legacy Author: Allen Barra.MICHAEL BURLINGAME, the May Buckley Sadowski Professor of History Emeritus at Connecticut College, is the author of Abraham Lincoln: A Life (2 vols.; Johns Hopkins, ) and The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln (University of Illinois Press, ).

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