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Who Is Abraham Lincoln Honest Abe?

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Abraham Lincoln was known as “Honest Abe”. He earned this nickname as a young man and it stuck with him throughout his life.
Born in Kentucky in 1809, Abraham Lincoln had little schooling but he learned to read and write. He left home and ventured off to Indiana and Illinois. There he worked many odd jobs, was a soldier in the Black Hawk War and a lawyer before becoming a politician. He also married Mary Todd and had four sons. Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th President of the United States in 1860. He led the U.S. thru the Civil War. He gave the famous Gettysburg Address speech and the Great Emancipation that freed the slaves. Shortly after being re-elected as President, he was shot and killed at the Ford’s Theatre. “Honest
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