Год издания: 2012Количество страниц: 112
One of the most impressive, well remembered, and perhaps greatest presidents of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln was renowned for the abolition of slavery and giving the African --American people a chance to lead a better life. Born in Hardin County, Kentucky, Lincoln grew up on his father's farm. As a child, he had an insatiable urge to learn. His step mother encouraged Lincoln to read. Lincoln only had a year of formal education but he read any book he could get his hands on. Lincoln put his blood and sweat and was admitted to the bar in 1836. He became a lawyer in Illinois, and later as a congressman for the state. Lincoln did not believe in slavery of the African-Americans and argued for their rights and freedom. Little did he know that fate was planning out a great future for him. This book tells the story of a young boy who turned out to become one of the most effective leaders in American history.