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I am Abraham Lincoln

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Ordinary people can change the world. One of the most amazing people, who changed the world was the 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln. We can learn a lot from President Lincoln, but perhaps the most important thing is that I will always speak my mind and speak for others.

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Abraham Lincoln lived a very exciting life. He accomplished lots of great things while he was alive. He taught himself how to read and write, became a lawyer, and worked hard to became President of the United States. You can learn more about Lincoln's life by clicking the link here and reading all about it.Abraham Lincoln had a very eventful life. There are lots of things you can learn about Lincoln by clicking here. He had lots of jobs besides being President. He believed in himself and he loved to help others. Think of all the ways you help others now and what you can do to help others in the future.In the book I Am Abraham Lincoln we see a very important moment where President Lincoln stands in front of a crowd of people to give the Gettysburg Address. This speech is an important moment for America as a nation, but also gives the message us that "all men are created equal." This is a message that everyone, no matter where they are, can learn from to make the world a better place.Watch as artist Chris Eliopoulos shows you how easy it is to create your own Abraham Lincoln.
We can learn lots of important lessons from President Lincoln. Some of the most important are:1) Stand up for those who need help. Lincoln stood up to protect the turtle who was being hurt by the boys, he stood up to the boys who tried to hurt him and he stood up for to fight against slavery during the Civil War.2) Never give up, no matter what obstacles you face. Lincoln wanted to make a difference it took him 4 elections to get elected. He kept working hard, didn't give up and would go on to be elected. 3) Work hard and you can accomplish anything. Lincoln didn't have the chance to go to school so he taught himself to read, write and became a lawyer.Abraham Lincoln is a hero and what we can learn from him is that you should always speak your mind and speak for others. This will help to change the world and make it a better place.

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