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The Gettysburg Address: The Death Of Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville Kentucky, 1809. He died in the year of 1865 while watching a play at Ford’s Theater. A man named John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln in the back of the head. John Wilkes Booth died nine hours later when the police tried to apprehend him.

Abraham Lincoln was most famous for freeing the slaves around the nation and that was one of the factors that led to his death. Abraham Lincoln also wrote the Gettysburg Address which was one of the most famous speeches in US history. Abraham Lincoln became the sixteenth president even though he had less than one year of schooling. Abraham lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation to hurt and stop the confederacy and if he freed the slaves than they would stop supporting
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