Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of America. He performed his duties as president from March 4th, 1861 to April 15th, 1865. He worked efficiently when America was in typical situations and he abolished slavery. Lincoln ancestors moved from England to America. Lincoln Ancestor Samuel Lincoln had come to America in 17th century and his grandfather was the owner of 5000 acres of land but they lost that land as the title of the land is registered incorrectly. By the time Lincoln was born on February 12th, 1809 their family was a poor family. Lincoln parents were Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks and his mother died when he was at the age of 9 years. His step mother looked after him with love and affection. He married Mary Todd on November 4th, 1842. He had four children and he loved them a lot.
Lincoln studied on his hard work and he worked as postman for some days. Later on he worked as lawyer. He started his political career at the age of 23 years. Lincoln worked as legislator for Illinois State and after that, he led the America House of Representatives after that. He failed in the trails which he made for Senate post for two times. Lincoln who abolished slavery had got the support of republicans and was elected as president in 1860. In the elections which were conducted in 1864, many people though that Lincoln will fail but he won that elections also. John Wilkes Booth planned and kidnapped Lincoln and they demanded that they should release prisoners in exchange of Lincoln. Lincoln had declared that blacks should have the right to vote in the speech which is given on April 11th, 1865. With this declaration, Walkes thought of killing Lincoln. When Lincoln was watching â€˜Our American cousinâ€™ Drama, Walkes shot him from back at his head on April 14th, 1865. He was in hospital for 9 hours in coma and died on April 15th, 1865 at 7:22 hours in the morning.