By Jack Goldstein
Do you need to be aware of the $64000 evidence approximately Abraham Lincoln's lifestyles? among many different issues, the sixteenth US President abolished slavery, made the Gettysburg tackle and was once assassinated when in workplace. This easy-to-digest book supplies the knowledge you must learn about President Lincoln in handily organised sections.
Whether you're writing a heritage venture on 'Honest Abe' otherwise you simply are looking to discover extra approximately one of many maximum presidents of all time, this pocket-sized fact-book is a simple technique to get the knowledge you will have, quickly!
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Lincoln’s son, Robert, nearly fell in front of a train carriage at a station. In a strange coincidence, he was saved by Edwin Booth - John Wilkes Booth’s brother!
There has been much debate about colonization, and whether Lincoln held a view that blacks and whites could not live in harmony together. Assassination In 1864, an actor and Confederate spy called John Wilkes Booth formed a plan to kidnap president Lincoln in exchange for the release of a number of Confederate prisoners. However, after hearing Lincoln make a speech on 11th April 1865 which promoted voting rights for black men, Booth became enraged, and decided to assassinate the president. He initially planned to kill a number of leading political figures, including the president (of course), the Vice president, the secretary of state, and war hero General Ulysses.
Lincoln had two long-term relationships before he married Mary Todd. The first of these was Ann Rutledge, however she died of Typhoid fever. The second was a lady called Mary Owens, to whom he got engaged - and then unengaged! Lincoln had four sons with Mary Todd, although sadly only one lived past the age of 18. To the best of people’s knowledge, Lincoln’s last surviving descendent died in the 1980s. Campaign for Presidency On the 9th and 10th of May 1860, Lincoln received his first endorsement to run for president.