He only had one year of formal education. Abraham has honorary degrees from Knox College, Columbia and Princeton.
His political parties were Whig and Republican. Abe was elected to Illinois General Assembly in 1834, 1836, 1838, and 1840; elected to U.S. House of Representatives in 1846; elected President in 1860 and 1864. His vice presidents were Hannibal Hamlin and Andrew Johnson.
Abe's non-political work consisted of being a Farmhand, clerk, flatboatman, store owner, surveyor, postmaster, and law