Abraham Lincoln - 455 Words
Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday, February 12, 1809, near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He moved to New Salem, Illinois, where he lived until 1837. While there he worked at several jobs including operating a store, surveying, and serving as postmaster. He impressed the residents with his character, wrestled the town bully, and earned the nickname "Honest Abe." Lincoln. In Springfield in 1839 Lincoln met Mary Todd. Three years later they were married and over 11 years they had four...
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