I was born onFebruary 12, 1809 near the town of Hodgenville (Kentucky).
Bit later came to Illinois and settled in New Salem where I worked in the construction of a railway line and a shop. I've earned the respectof my neighbors and was elected captain of his company in 1832 maintained the war against the Sauk Indians
I was elected postmaster but had to increase my income doing surveys and perform other jobs.Simultaneously he began to study law.
When the oath for the presidential inauguration on March 4, 1861, I faced a hostile confederation, which is determined to expand, threatening the southernfederal forts,
Belonging to the Whig Party, Lincoln was elected to the House of Representatives (lower house of parliament) of the state of Illinois in 1834, and took his seat until 1841. Soon heemerged as one of the leaders of the party and formed the group who proposed and succeeded in transferring the state capital to Springfield, where he established himself in 1837. He began to practicelaw in 1836 and soon came up with great appreciation for his honesty and efficiency.
Despite being born in a state where it was recognized and exercised the practice of slavery, Lincoln was opposed toslavery and in 1837 was one of the two members of the House of his state who signed a protest against it. Elected to Congress
Lincoln began in 1861 to make a prudent anti-slavery program byenacting laws Forfeiture calls (which granted freedom to the slaves used by Confederates for military purposes) and to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia.
In November 1864, Lincoln wastriumphantly re-elected U.S. president.
A few weeks after publicly announced his support for the limited right to vote for the black population in Louisiana. Given the possibility that blacks acquire the...