By Alan Schroeder
Abe Lincoln is understood for his many memorable adages. because the 16th president he wanted all of the knowledge he may perhaps muster to steer the rustic during the Civil warfare, look after the union, and finish slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who introduced the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White condo makes use of the alphabet to prepare a wealth of data approximately his lifestyles and accomplishments. jam-packed with witty cartoons by means of John O'Brien, this colourful booklet bargains an strange and insightful standpoint on previous Abe.
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The Yosemite Valley Grant Act led, in time, to the National Park System. Yam – Lincoln’s last meal, eaten on April 14, 1865, was simple and nourishing: soup, a roasted bird, and baked yams. Yard Sale – Once, during the war, President Lincoln glanced out the window and saw his son Tad holding a yard sale. The boy was selling his parents’ clothes to raise money to help support the Union troops. Lincoln put a quick end to that. Z I can make more generals, but horses cost money. is for Zouaves Units of volunteer soldiers, the Zouaves were well known in the 1860s for their colorful uniforms and precision drill work.
He was a patriot, too. Nothing, he felt, was more important than the health and wellbeing of his country and its people. Abraham Lincoln was proud to call himself an American. In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. For Penny Kastanis, who makes good things happen A. S. For Barbara and Ed Omert J. O’B. can; I do the v ery best I know how—the very best I and I mean e end. S. Patent and Trademark Ofﬁce. The illustrations were done in ink and condensed watercolors on Strathmore Bristol paper.
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Abe Lincoln. His Wit and Wisdom from A - Z by Alan Schroeder