By Alan Schroeder
Abe Lincoln is understood for his many memorable adages. because the 16th president he wanted all of the knowledge he might muster to steer the rustic during the Civil struggle, shield the union, and finish slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who introduced the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White condo makes use of the alphabet to arrange a wealth of data approximately his lifestyles and accomplishments. choked with witty cartoons via John O'Brien, this colourful ebook deals an strange and insightful standpoint on previous Abe.
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One of the smaller places that he visited was Xenia, in Greene County, Ohio. On the morning of February 13, five thousand people showed up at the train depot to give the president-elect a hearty welcome. A cannon fired, cheers went up, and Lincoln came out to make a short speech. But crowds are not known for being well-behaved. ” They even ate Lincoln’s lunch! Y When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion. is for Yosemite In 1864 President Lincoln signed an act that granted the Yosemite Valley and the nearby Mariposa Big Tree Grove to the state of California.
I. O’Brien, John, illustrator. II. Title.
X Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. is for Xenia In early 1861 Lincoln left Springfield, Illinois, and traveled by train to Washington to become president. Along the way he visited a large number of towns and cities, where he attended ceremonies, gave speeches, and met the local populace. One of the smaller places that he visited was Xenia, in Greene County, Ohio. On the morning of February 13, five thousand people showed up at the train depot to give the president-elect a hearty welcome.