Posts Tagged ‘Abraham Lincoln’

Born in 1809

Born in 1809

1809 BIRTHDAYS? There’s no question that many, many people are born each and every year.  So, the odds of more than one important person being born in a given year are pretty good.   1809 is no exception. According to an internet search, Abraham Lincoln shared his birth year with Louis Braille (who invented the reading/writing system used by the blind), explorer ....

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Little Known Facts about Abraham Lincoln

Little Known Facts about Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln is one of the major iconic faces in the history of the US, but there are quite a lot of things that many people still don’t know about him.  Here are some of the most interesting facts about him! He practiced law without a degree Lincoln himself claimed to have had very little formal schooling; he didn’t have a degree to practice law.  He studi ....

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Historic Timeline of Abraham Lincoln’s New Salem

Historic Timeline of Abraham Lincoln’s New Salem

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, is considered one of the most pivotal presidents in our history. As most people know, Lincoln came from very humble beginnings.  He was, by all measures, a self-made man.  One of his most momentous steps was his separation from his father’s home, striking out on his own, and coming to rest, like a piece of dri ....

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