The "great Emancipator" the tenacious the humble the human Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president to the United States of America one of the most distinguished presidents that saved the country and gave new birth to freedom. He was endowed with splendid wisdom, illustrious dignity, consciousness and insight that shaped and changed the American history. .
The Lincoln's tale begins and ends lugubriously as Nicolay, 1999 stated, which his grandfather was named also Abraham was killed by a single shot from an Indian rifle while working peacefully with his three sons. Eighty-one years later the President Abraham Lincoln himself was killed by assassin's bullet. It seems like the first murderer was the barbarian of the forest and the other that far fiercer thing, was the barbarian of civilization.
Abraham Lincoln was born to a poor and humble family on February 12 1809, in Hodgenville, Kentucky, the Lincoln family moved to Pigeon Creek in Indiana and settled there where his mother Nancy passed away. Thomas Lincoln Abraham's father got married the very next year to Sarah Bush she was a very smart woman with a great heart, although Abraham loved her very much. His stepmother said of him: "I can say, what scarcely one mother in a thousand can say, Abe never gave me a cross word or look, and never refused any thing I asked him, I must say that Abe was the best boy I saw or expect to see" Nicolay (1999).
Through out the years Abraham grew up to be a tall man he stood about 6-4, the Lincoln moved to New Salem, Illinois he worked several jobs like store operator and post master his boss admired him and introduced him around to famous people like Jack Armstrong, they became friends right away and the wrestled and joked together. The people endowed Abraham with a sense of humor, and physical power, which gave him a good impression.
The distinguished Abraham and his partner William F. Berry bought a store on credit and started their new business, but unfortunately his partner was unworthy and they were in debit, Barry ran away and Abraham paid off all the debit and here he was named "Honest Abe".