The Path of a President

February 2007
Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p1
The article presents a biographical sketch of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln was born in Kentucky on February 12, 1809. The Lincolns lived in a log cabin with a dirt floor. As a boy, he chopped wood and did chores. He learned to work hard. He wanted to be in government. At first, he did not get elected, or chosen. Still, Lincoln never gave up. He told people how he could help. They started to listen.


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