Heroes of History: Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

Heroes of History: Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

by Janet Benge, Geoff Benge

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Overview

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) had never set his sights on becoming president; after all, he'd grown up in a log cabin on the frontier and had hardly any formal schooling. But as the question of slavery threatened to destroy the United States, this self-taught lawyer with a sharp mind and passion for justice found himself at the center of the greatest debate the nation had ever faced.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781883002794
Publisher: Emerald Books
Publication date: 11/19/2001
Series: Heroes of History
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

1.Free Passage9
2.Dispossessed13
3.A New Home23
4.Little Pigeon Creek35
5.Changes47
6.On the River61
7.A Vast and Varied Country71
8.New Salem83
9.Doing Something Useful95
10.A Chance to Prove Himself107
11.A Certain Woman117
12.A Representative from Illinois127
13.A Rekindled Passion for Politics139
14.As Honest as He Is Shrewd151
15.The Unexpected Winner161
16.The Sixteenth President of the United States175
17.Dark Days187
18.A Single Shot205
19.A Nation Mourns215
Bibliography219

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