Abraham Lincoln

Title: Abraham Lincoln
Category: /Society & Culture/People
Details: Words: 440 | Pages: 2 (approximately 235 words/page)
Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln This book report was about the president Abraham Lincoln. He was born Feb 12, 1809. He walked to a log school house every day where he learned to read and write. In 1816 he moved to Little Piegon Creek in Indiana. His mother died of "milk sickness". His father rode back to Elizabeth Ky., and married a widow named Sarah Johnston. Abe was for most of his young life a blue collar man. He worked on the …showed first 75 words of 440 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 440 total…April 14. During the third act of the play, 'Our American Cousin', John Wilkes Booth, a young actor who was proslavery, crept into the presidential box and shot Lincoln in the head. Booth then leapt onto the stage, and, brandishing a dagger, he escaped. He was shot and killed on April 26 in a Virginia tobacco barn when soldiers and detectives surrounded and set fire to it. He is buried in Springfield Ill. in Oak Ridge Cemetary.

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