Civil war

The civil war was because of slavery. Abraham Lincoln the 16 president of the United States of America. He served as a president from March 1861 tell April 1865 when Abraham Lincoln was killed by a gun shot right to the head. He successfully led the country through its greatest internal crisis, the american civil war, preserved the Union, and ended slavery. Reared in a poor family on thewestern frontier, he was mostly self-educated. He became a country lawyer, an illinios state legistrator, and a one-term member of the United State House of Representatives, but failed in two attempts at a seat in the United States Senate . He was an affectionate, though often absent, husband, and father of four children.