scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 777
On the stormy morning of Sunday February 12 Nancy Hanks Lincoln wife of Thomas gave birth to a boy He was born on a bed of poles covered with corn husks The baby was named Abraham after his grandfather In 1811 the Lincolns moved to a farm on Knob Creek which was also near Hodgenville In 1811 or 1812 Abrahams younger brother Thomas died in infancy Abraham spent a short amount of time in a log schoolhouse He began to learn his ABCs from a teacher named Zachariah Riney He attended school with his sister Sarah Late in 1816 the Lincoln family moved to southern Indiana and settled near present day Gentryville A cabin was constructed near Little Pigeon Creek It measured 16 X 18 feet and it had one window Abrahams mother Nancy passed away on October 5th 1818 she died of milk sickness In 1819 Abraham would barrow books from his neighbors to read In 1821 Abraham attended school taught by James Swaney for about 4 months Also in 1824 Abraham attended school taught by Azel Dorsey In 1827 Abrahams sister Sarah died giving birth to her son In 1831 Lincoln decided to leave his family and go off on his own In July he moved to New Salem Illinois where he boarded at Rutledges tavern and became acquainted with the owners daughter Ann New Salem was a frontier village consisting of one long street on a bluff over the Sangamon RiverOn August 6th 1832 Lincoln was defeated while running for the Illinois State Legislature Lincoln began to operate a general store in New Salem along with William F Berry Again In 1834 Lincoln ran for the Illinois State Legislature but this time he was elected During the summer John T Stuart advised Lincoln to study law On December 1 he took his seat in state government in VandaliaIn 1837 Lincoln 28 was admitted to the Illinois Bar on March 1 and he
@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