By Janis Herbert
2008 nationwide Parenting guides Awards (NAPPA) Honors Award winner. Providing a clean point of view on essentially the most cherished presidents of all time, this illuminating task booklet tells the wealthy tale of Abraham Lincoln’s lifestyles and information the occasions of his period. Highlighting Lincoln’s hot, beneficiant spirit and impressive mind, the consultant teaches youngsters approximately his attention-grabbing lifestyles tale, his struggles on the onset of the Civil battle, and his relevance in today’s international. actions include delivering a speech, protecting a debate, drawing political cartoons, and creating a stovepipe hat or miniature Mississippi River flatboat. energetic sidebars, plentiful images and illustrations, and fun projects aid to kick the dirt off old Honest Abe. Selections from a few of Lincoln’s such a lot famous speeches and records, in addition to a source portion of websites to explore and sites to go to, also are incorporated, making this a complete Lincoln biography for younger readers. Download the unfastened educating advisor.
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They saw scalped, disfigured soldiers left on battlefields. One morning, as sunlight painted the landscape blood red, Lincoln buried five men who had been killed and scalped. When his 30-day enlistment ended, Lincoln signed up again, then once more. When Black Hawk surrendered, Lincoln’s soldiering came to an end. He walked and canoed, a four-day journey, back to New Salem. Back home, Lincoln had only days to campaign for the state legislature. He ran as a member of the Whig party. He traveled around the county, making stump speeches in small villages.
Cotton crops exhausted the soil. Plantation In the Hea dlines L incoln followed political events closely and read several newspapers every day. With new states forming and Southerners threatening to secede, there was excitement in the news. S z 1848: Peace with Mexico! The peace treaty with Mexico brought vast new territories to the United States, including parts of present-day Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. S 1848: Gold! After gold was discovered in California, fortune-hunters raced to the West.
E began by declaring that all men are created equal,” Lincoln stated. ’ ” It was near the end of Lincoln’s three-hour speech. In the audience, women waved handkerchiefs and men shouted as Lincoln scored points against his rival, Stephen A. Douglas, and Douglas’s new law, the Kansas-Nebraska Act. 49 Lincoln captured his audience, speaking in a plain, straightforward fashion so that everyone could understand. He explained the history of the Louisiana Territory, the land that the United States had purchased from France back in President Jefferson’s time.
Abraham Lincoln for Kids: His Life and Times with 21 Activities (For Kids series) by Janis Herbert