By Alan Schroeder
Abe Lincoln is understood for his many memorable adages. because the 16th president he wanted the entire knowledge he may possibly muster to steer the rustic throughout the Civil battle, shield the union, and finish slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who introduced the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White condominium makes use of the alphabet to arrange a wealth of knowledge approximately his lifestyles and accomplishments. choked with witty cartoons via John O'Brien, this colourful booklet bargains an strange and insightful point of view on outdated Abe.
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Extra resources for Abe Lincoln. His Wit and Wisdom from A - Z
Lincoln told his wife that unless she learned to control her grief, he might have to send her to an insane asylum. Work – Abe wasn’t lazy, exactly, but he didn’t like to work any harder than he had to, especially when he was young. “I’d rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh— anything but work,” he said. Wrestler – Lincoln was a wrestler. A pretty good one, too. ” Lincoln took her advice, and later, while passing through New York, he met Grace and was able to thank her in person. XVI – Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States.
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Nowadays, despite their copper color, Lincoln pennies are made mostly of zinc. A And back to A . . is for American One principle, one dream, guided Lincoln during his four years in the White House: to preserve the Union, to join together North and South so that the country could once again move forward and be strong. Wise and generous hearted, Abraham Lincoln was a friend of human rights. He was a patriot, too. Nothing, he felt, was more important than the health and wellbeing of his country and its people.