scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,216
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday February 12 1809 in a log cabin near Hodgenville Kentucky He was a weird looking man he was tall thin big-bones and strong His face was homely his skin was dark and his hair was black coarse and standing on end He was the son of Thomas and Mary Hanks Lincoln and was named after his Grandfather Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and a farmer Bath of Abrahams parents were members of a Baptist congregation which had separated from another church due to opposition to slavery When Abraham was seven the family moved to southern Indiana Abraham had gone to school briefly in Kentucky and did so again in Indiana He attended school with his older sister Sarah In 1818 Abrahams mother dies of milk sickness His father remarried the next year and Abraham loved his new stepmother Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln She brought up three children of her own into the household Even as a boy Lincoln showed the ability to be a good speaker He was a favorite amongst the men and women who gathered at the general store in the crossroads village of Gentryville because of his gift for telling stories As Abraham grew up he loved to read and preferred learning to working in the fields This led to a difficult relationship with his father who was just the opposite Abraham was constantly borrowing books from the neighbors In 1828 Abrahams sister who had married Aaron Grisby in 1826 died during childbirth Later in that year Abraham made a flatboat trip to New Orleans In 1830 the Lincolns moved to Illinois The next year Abraham made a second flatboat trip to New Orleans Afterwards he moved to New Salem Illinois where he lived until 1837 While there he worked at several jobs including operating a store surveying and serving as postmaster He impressed the residents with his
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA