By Mary Pope Osborne
Track the proof with Jack and Annie!
When Jack and Annie received again from their experience in Magic Tree condominium #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, that they had plenty of questions. What was once it wish to develop up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln turn into president? What was once his kin like? Why did the USA struggle the Civil battle? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie tune the proof. packed with up to date info, pictures, illustrations, and enjoyable tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree residence truth Trackers are the ideal method for children to determine extra concerning the subject matters they found of their favourite Magic Tree condominium 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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Extra resources for Abraham Lincoln. A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!
One time a visitor came into the office and found President Lincoln pinned to the floor with his two little boys on top of him. It wasn’t unusual for President Lincoln to hold meetings with a boy or a dog on his lap. Tad often fell asleep on the floor beside his father’s chair as the president worked late into the night. North vs. South President Lincoln faced a terrible problem. Tension had been building between Northern and Southern states for a long time. The two sections of the country were very different.
The Civil War Begins South Carolina was the first state to secede. Within six weeks, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas seceded as well. They named their new nation the Confederate States of America and elected Jefferson Davis president. Then, in the three months after Lincoln took office, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee joined the Confederacy. Northern states were called the Union. Southern states were called the Confederacy. On April 12, 1861, the first shot of the Civil War was heard at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, when Southern soldiers fired cannons at Northern troops on duty there.
Abraham and Stephen Douglas still disagreed about slavery. Stephen Douglas was firm that new states and territories should decide for themselves whether to allow slavery. Abraham’s opinion was that states with slaves could keep them. But he felt strongly that new states and territories should be free. Abraham and Stephen Douglas decided to hold public debates to argue their different views. The debates took place in seven different towns. Stephen Douglas was a powerful debater, but so was Abraham.