By Mary Pope Osborne
Track the evidence with Jack and Annie!
When Jack and Annie bought again from their experience in Magic Tree residence #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they'd plenty of questions. What used to be it prefer to develop up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln turn into president? What used to be his relations like? Why did the united states struggle the Civil warfare? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie music the proof. choked with updated info, photographs, illustrations, and enjoyable tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree condominium truth Trackers are the best means for children to determine extra concerning the themes they found of their favourite Magic Tree apartment adventures. And lecturers can use truth Trackers along their Magic Tree apartment fiction partners to satisfy universal center textual content pairing needs.
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Additional resources for Abraham Lincoln. A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!
Stephen Douglas was better known, however, and he won the close election. Two years later, Abraham again faced his old rival. In 1860, the Republican Party chose Abraham Lincoln as their candidate to be the sixteenth president of the United States. He ran against Stephen Douglas again and two other men. This time, Abraham won. Right before the election, a young girl wrote to Abraham and suggested that he grow a beard. No other president had ever had one. Grace Bedell was eleven years old. ” She was sure he’d get more votes if he grew a beard.
If Abraham couldn’t understand something, he read it over and over again. “All I wanted to know was in books,” he said. They opened doors to a bigger world and gave him wisdom and strength. He would need both of these all of his life. Once rain ruined a book Abraham had borrowed. He worked for the owner for three days to pay him back. Abraham Grows Up At seventeen, Abraham was six feet four inches tall. He was thin but very strong. People claimed he could drive an ax deeper into a log than anyone.
Afterward Mary laughed and said he did dance in the worst way! Mary and Abraham had much in common. They both loved books and had interesting talks about them. They loved politics and were both against slavery. They also had many differences. Mary was outgoing with a quick temper. Abraham was calm and a little shy. Even though Mary’s family didn’t approve, she married Abraham Lincoln in 1842. Later they bought a house near his office and settled down to raise a family. The couple had four sons, named Robert, Edward, William, and Thomas.