Abraham Lincoln's Leadership And Legacy

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On February 12,1809 there was a boy born in a one room log cabin. His name was Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville , Kentucky by Sinking spring Nolin Creek. 2 years after, his family then moved to a 230 acre place at Knob creek 10 miles where he was born . When Young Abraham was 6 he then attended a log school house. When Young Abraham was still 6 he no longer was going to attend school in Kentucky anymore, in December his family crossed the Ohio River and settled back by Indiana. On 1818 Nancy Hanks Lincoln (Abraham’s mom) is killed by “milk sickness”. On December 2, Thomas Lincoln (Abe’s dad) marries a Widow Sarah Bush Johnston. In 1820 when Abraham Lincoln turns 11 he attends school for a few months. When Abraham was 21 on 1830 in March his family and him go on a 200-mile…show more content…
Another thing in leadership is how he got through the tough times when he was poor showed us that we can all get through tough times another amazing thing that he did was self tech himself to read. Another symbol of leadership and legacy is hows he is going to stay on on our five-dollar bill and our penny for a long time. On February 12 each year we celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday because we want to remember how good of a man he was and what it would be like if he didn't end slavery. Another piece of Abraham Lincoln’s legacy is how he got the name the “Great Emancipator”. How did he get that name he got that name by signing the Emancipation Proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation freed all slaves. On August 22, 1862 he quoted another famous speech that was amazing without a doubt, he said,”My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that.” What he is saying in this speech is that if he was one of the
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