Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln by Mind Map: Abraham Lincoln

1. Presidency

1.1. Elected twice

1.1.1. 1860

1.1.2. 1864

1.2. Passed the Emancipation Proclamation

1.2.1. Made slavery illegal

1.3. Guided the US through the Civil War

1.3.1. Lived to see the Union triumph

1.3.2. Succeeded in keeping the USA, one nation

2. Family

2.1. Parents

2.1.1. Thomas Hanks Lincoln

2.1.1.1. Respected farm owner

2.1.1.2. Uneducated

2.1.2. Nancy Hanks Lincoln

2.1.2.1. Died when Abe was a child

2.2. Wife

2.2.1. Mary Todd Lincoln

2.2.1.1. Married November 4, 1842

2.2.1.2. Wealthy and educated

2.3. Children

2.3.1. Edward Baker Lincoln

2.3.2. William Wallace Lincoln

2.3.3. Thomas Lincoln

2.3.4. Robert Todd Lincoln

2.3.4.1. Only child to live to live through adulthood

3. Abraham Lincoln's Childhood

3.1. Born February 12, 1809

3.2. Grew up in Kentucky

3.3. Raised on a farm

4. Education

4.1. Very little schooling as a child

4.2. Thirst for learning

4.3. Loved to read

4.4. Studied law as an adult