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The Kentucky influence on the life of Abraham Lincoln

address at annual meeting, Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin, Madison, February 13, 1961

by Thomas Dionysius Clark

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Published by Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin] in [Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Childhood and youth

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas D. Clark
    SeriesHistorical bulletin / Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin -- no. 20, Historical bulletin (Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin) -- no. 20.
    ContributionsLincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25266252M
    OCLC/WorldCa3947748

    Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States, was born near Hodgenville, Kentucky on Febru His family moved to Indiana when he was seven and he grew up on the edge of the frontier. He had very little formal education, but read voraciously when not working on his father’s farm. Abraham Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln - Private life: While residing in New Salem, Lincoln became acquainted with Ann Rutledge. Apparently he was fond of her, and certainly he grieved with the entire community at her untimely death, in , at the age of Afterward, stories were told of a grand romance between Lincoln and Rutledge, but these stories are not supported by sound historical .

    The 25 Best Books about Abraham Lincoln At le books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. If you wish to learn about the man who led the North during the American Civil War and issued the Emancipation Proclamation in then you are not going to be restricted by choice.   George Washington desired that every July 4th be a grand celebration, a time when we come together and celebrate our freedom. Men and women made great sacrifices for our country that we have ceremoniously observed for the past years. Washington did not only inspire our honoring the day, his words also inspired another great president, Abraham Lincoln.

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Young Abraham Lincoln and his family joined the migration over the Ohio River, but it was Kentucky―the state of his birth―that shaped his personality and continued to affect his life. His wife was from the commonwealth, as were each of the other women with whom he had romantic by: Madison: The Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin, Paperback.

Small 4to. Glazed wrappers. 11pp. Illustration. Fine. Item # Historical Bulletin No. 20 -- Clark's speech delivered on 13 February at this group's annual meeting. First edition. The Kentucky influence on the life of Abraham Lincoln: address at annual meeting, Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin, Febru Author: Thomas Dionysius Clark ; Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin.

Abraham Lincoln was born in in a log cabin to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, both of who were farmers. The family lived in Kentucky untilwhen they left for Perry County, Indiana. 1 Nancy died because of milk sickness and Thomas remarried later on to Sarah Bush Johnston. Abraham Lincoln was a well-known individual who changed American culture by forming the process of the Emancipation Proclamation which led to the end of slavery in the United States.

Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky on Febru Abraham. Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky on Febru Abraham was a very avid reader during his childhood.

Many people viewed Abraham as “lazy” since he did not like the hard labor work that had to do with the frontier life. Many people though that Abraham did these things to get out of doing the hard labor work that everyone else had to do.

Abraham Lincoln: A Life is the antithesis of a thin slice from the Lincoln pie. In the sweeping style of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, Burlingame has produced the finest Lincoln biography in more than 60 years and one of the two or three best Lincoln books on any subject in a by:   Abraham Lincoln, byname Honest Abe, the Rail-Splitter, or the Great Emancipator, (born Februnear Hodgenville, Kentucky, U.S.—died ApWashington, D.C.), 16th president of the United States (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves.

Abraham Lincoln earliest influences were his parents. They needed his help on the farm, and as such, his time in school was very minimum. Thus, his parents encouraged him to be an avid reader. Two. The most anticipated contribution of —and of the past 10 years at least—is another two-volume work that may prove to be the greatest biography of the 16th president ever written: Abraham Lincoln: A Life by Michael Burlingame (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2, pages, $), embodying 10 years’ research and writing by one of the field’s most respected historians (and certainly the most.

Lincoln received from this book many ideas regarding slavery. He also found the book instructive and educational. Much has been written concerning some of the books which Abraham Lincoln read, and their influence upon his subse quent career.1 The classics, text books, and patriotic works listed as having been read by him have received considerable.

Born dirt-poor in a log cabin in Kentucky inLincoln grew up in frontier Kentucky and Indiana, where he was largely self-educated, with a taste for jokes, hard work, and books. He served for a time as a soldier in the Black Hawk War, taught himself law, and held a seat in the Illinois state legislature as a Whig politician in the s.

“Lincoln Unmasked is a masterful book. Finally, Lincoln has been held to account and the lies and machinations of the Lincoln cult exposed.” —Paul Craig Roberts, syndicated columnist and former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury “Brilliant and withering, Lincoln Unmasked answers the kindCited by: 4.

InLincoln ran for the Senate against Stephen Douglas. Lincoln lost, but learned from the experience and applied those lessons during his successful presidential campaign.

The Lincoln Presidency. Lincoln was able to use his influence as the President of the United States to build the Republican Party into a national political force. Abraham Lincoln was born on Februthe second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky.

He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who migrated from Hingham, Norfolk, to its namesake, Hingham, Massachusetts, in The family then migrated west, passing through New Jersey, Born: FebruSinking Spring Farm.

The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Vol. I: Drawn from Original Sources and Containing Many Speeches, Letters and Telegrams - Kindle edition by Tarbell, Ida M. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Vol. I: Drawn from Original Sources and Containing Many Speeches /5(3). While many of America’s presidents came from prominent, educated homes, one of our most famous — Abraham Lincoln — did not. Growing up in the backwoods of Kentucky and then Indiana, Lincoln rarely enjoyed the privilege of full-time schooling.

His formal education, in his own words, came “by littles,” “did not amount to one year,” and was thoroughly “defective.”. A Well Rounded Life. The Bible had a remarkable influence on Lincoln’s life and literature. Because of it, the nation received from Lincoln a life of sincere service, dedicated to love, sympathy, sobriety and sincerity.

The London Quarterly Review said that Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address had far surpassed that of any other in known literature. "In House of Abraham: Lincoln and the Todds, a Family Divided by War, Stephen Berry offers a masterful and long overdue study of the Todd family: its interactions between members, its polarization during the Civil War and, most importantly, its influence on the life of Abraham is not just another Lincoln book; it is a work completely unique in the contemporary Lincoln /5(37).

Abraham Lincoln's Early Life Lincoln was born on Febru to Nancy and Thomas Lincoln in a one-room log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky.

His. Abraham Lincoln was born on Febru in a one-room log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky. When Lincoln was seven years old, his family moved to southern Indiana. Abe Lincoln was only in school for half-a-day because he would have to leave to go to work to support his family.The Life of Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born on Febru to Thomas and Nancy Lincoln.

He grew up in Hodgenville, Kentucky, and lived out in the wilderness. He was brought up doing chores, and had a special talent of using an axe at a young age.

Upon attending an ABC school, Abraham.Abraham Lincoln (Febru – Ap ) was an American politician who was elected the 16th President of the United States (serving from to ), and was the first president from the Republican Party.

Today, he is best known for ending slavery and preserving the Union through his supervision of the Federal (i.e., Northern) forces during the American Civil : FebruHardin County, Kentucky.