Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809 in Kentucky. His family lived in a one room log cabin. When he was seven years old, his family moved to Indiana. They lived on a farm. Young Abe worked hard cutting wood, plowing the fields, and planting corn. Young Abe had a hobby of reading when his work was finished. Abraham Lincoln was called Honest Abe because he walked many miles to give a lady her correct change back. He was called Mr. Lincoln when he became a lawyer.
In 1860, he became the President of the United States. He was called Mr. President. When he worked with others to help end the Civil War, he was called American’s Great President. The Civil War was fought between the northern states and the southern states. Abraham Lincoln and the Lincoln Memorial are on both the penny and the five dollar bill.
*Be able to give two words to describe Abraham Lincoln. (honest, hard working, kind, smart, helpful—or you may have another of your own)
*Write a complete sentence(s) to tell about oneaccomplishment of Abraham Lincoln. (Use the information you know about him being poor as a child, working in a store, studying hard to become a lawyer, becoming President, or working to help our country become one again.)