This book is about Abraham Lincoln from before his birth to his untimely death and beyond. It is dedicated to his 200th birthday, which will be on February 12, 2009. The book explains what caused the Civil War and why Brother fought against BrotherMoreThis book is about Abraham Lincoln from before his birth to his untimely death and beyond.
It is dedicated to his 200th birthday, which will be on February 12, 2009. The book explains what caused the Civil War and why Brother fought against Brother and Father against Son. The author had the opportunity to meet and interview an unbelievable number of proven descendants of Abraham Lincolns friends- friends whose names list in the acknowledgement section of this book. How was he able to become one of the greatest Presidents, with so little education? How did illness and depression influence his decisions?
What was the cause of his deep depressions? What did his many jobs entail? These are important questions to ask and important things to understand to delve deeply into the recesses of his mind. Lincoln had friends who were lost in the shadows. What became of these friends? How was he acquainted with Clara Barton, Harriett Beecher Stowe, Walt Whitman, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Tom Thumb, and so many others? Dedicated to the life of Lincoln, this book describes the personalities of those he was in touch with throughout his life. After all, what better way to get to know him than through his friends and acquaintances- those that influenced, advised, and guided him?
For the more serious Lincoln enthusiast, the last eight pages include his perplexing family history. The book includes BATTLE TIMELINES and PLACES TO SEE. The 200 year celebration just had its kick-off to begin the birthday countdown, with the Presidents wife present, Laura Bush. Steven Spielburg has a movie in the making, which will soon be released. THIS BOOK WILL SELL.