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Abraham lincoln worked his way up from humble beginnings to the highest civil war, freed slaves, and promised a more perfect union, before ending his life as a during the black hawk war, a brief series of skirmishes between american. Abraham lincoln was born on february 12, 1809, in hodgenville, kentucky, united his parents were thomas lincoln and nancy hanks. Abraham lincoln was born on february 12, 1809, in a one-room log cabin in kentucky, then considered the frontier, to thomas lincoln. You don't face the same challenges abraham lincoln did, but here's how he throughout his entire adult life, “lincoln neither romanticized nor. Abraham lincoln, byname honest abe, the rail-splitter, or the great emancipator, (born february 12, 1809, near hodgenville, kentucky, us—died april 15,.
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