Abraham (Mount Rushmore Presidential Series) by Frank Keating,Mike Wimmer

By Frank Keating,Mike Wimmer

Frank Keating takes you on an final journey of Abraham Lincoln’s lifestyles from boyhood to presidency during this biography, together with wonderful work through award-winning artist Mike Wimmer that carry the 16th President of the U.S. to vibrant life.

To say Abraham Lincoln got here from humble beginnings is a real understatement. He used to be born in a Kentucky log cabin with a packed-dirt ground, tough slab roof, and leather-hinged door. He went barefoot for many of the yr and wasn’t anticipated to volume to a lot. yet studying used to be every little thing to him and his unfastened time was once fed on through books. Abraham Lincoln learn furiously, studied legislations, and knew that onerous paintings used to be his purely route to creating a switch on the planet. while he ran for the presidency, he stood for unity—one humans and one land. He introduced freedom to all voters, ended slavery, and made the rustic complete again.

This visible journey de strength is predicated on old records and chronicles sincere Abe’s existence from boyhood to his impressive management place because the 16th President of the U.S. of America.

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