Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth Of Freedom (heroes Of History)
- Number of Pages: 224
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
From the flag-draped presidential box, Abraham Lincoln watched the popular comedy on stage in the Ford Theater. An assassin had killed the man who had led Americans by implies of the bloody turmoil of the Civil War with an unswerving commitment to rebuilding a effective and united country. Abe slumped forward, blood running from behind his left ear. When President Lincoln died the next morning, the Usa mourned as it had never mourned before. But as the quesion of slavery threatened to destroy the United Sates, this self-taught lawyer using a sharp mind and passion for justice found himself in the center within the greatest debate the nation had ever faced A single shot rang out from a little derringer, the sound barely audible more than the laughter from the crowd. Abe Lincoln had never set his sights on becoming president; immediately after all, he'd grown up in a log cabin on the frontier and had hardly any formal schooling. As he laughed at a funny line--Bang!
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