Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln by Mind Map: Abraham Lincoln

1. who was Abraham Lincoln

1.1. was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States of America from March 4, 1861 until his assassination on April 15, 1865.

2. When and where were you born?

2.1. He was born on February 12, 1809, in Hodgenville, Kentucky, United States

3. When, where and how did he die

3.1. April 15, 1865 Place of death: Petersen House, Washington D.C., United States, was shot in the head while attending a performance of Tom Taylor's Our American Cousin.

4. Important Facts

4.1. He was the first president to win reelection since Andrew Jackson. Abraham Lincoln faced a divided Union. Separated between the south that was in favor of slavery and the abolitionist north. He led a deeply divided country into Civil War.

5. How did they contribute to the abolition of slavery

5.1. On September 22, 1862, Lincoln issued a preliminary warning that he would order the emancipation of all slaves in any state that did not end its rebellion against the Union before January 1, 1863. ... The Proclamation lifted the spirits of African Americans both free and slave.

6. Achievements

6.1. helped to constitute the country as one after the Civil War, achieved the liberation of slaves, with ambition for business that managed to benefit internal products and that achieved improvements in the infrastructure of the entire country