Learning Lincoln On-line

CONTENTS SET A: 

Abraham Lincoln Biographical Information -- Child and Boyhood-- Frontier Life and Illiteracy

PART ONE:  CLICK THESE OBJECTS IN THE PICTURE FOR SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Clock   Bell    Plate    Iron Pot    Broom    Shovel   Flame
Keystone    Butter Churn    Charcoal sticks   Paper    Mantle   Book

 

From Lloyd Ostendorf's Abraham Lincoln: Boy to Man, Used with permission
Lloyd Ostendorf, illustration of a young Abraham reading by the "Light of the Fire,"

 

CLICK THE LINCOLN PENNY FOR THE LINCOLN SUBJECT


 
Lincoln Ancestry
 

 
Abraham and Sarah's
Mother dies

 
Abraham Lincoln is Born & Life in Kentucky
 

 
Abraham and Sarah get a new Step-Mother
 
The Lincolns move to
Spencer County Indiana

 
The Lincolns move to Illinois
 
Young Abraham Learns
to Read and Cipher

 
Abraham splits 4000 rails, and
goes to New Orleans

 
     

 

Abraham to New Salem
Abraham Learns of Slavery, and his life-long effort to end it

 


 
Thomas and Sarah move to Coles County 
 

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