Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Abraham Lincoln's Election

Abraham Lincoln's election is known as one of the key elements that led to the 4 year civil war. Abraham Lincoln signed what is called the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1st, 1863. The Emancipation Proclamation was a bill that proclaimed the freedom of 3.1 million of the total 4 million slaves, which freed 50,000 right away. After the bill was signed, Italy, France, and Great Britain decided to support The Union in order to preserve the United States Of America. Abraham Lincoln also did many great deeds to support and make the U.S a better county such as end slavery, get his face on the $5 dollar bill, make his quotes very famous, signed the bill that chartered the first transcontinental railroad.

This is a statue of Abraham Lincoln, in Washington D.C.
 This is a portrait of Abraham Lincoln during his presidency.
 This is a picture of Abraham Lincoln riding a bear while holding the Emancipation Proclamation
 This is a picture of Abraham Lincoln getting assassinated
 This is The Emancipation Proclamation
 This is a quote by Abraham lincoln
 This is a picture of Abraham Lincoln on the 5 dollar bill
 This is Abraham Lincoln on a penny.
 This is Abraham Lincoln's house
This is Abraham Lincoln wearing his famous top hat.

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