Abe Lincoln Grows Up - Chapters 24 – 26 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 24 began with a description of Johnny Appleseed. He traveled barefoot, living up to his nickname “between the Ohio River and the northern lakes” (191). He would spread apple seeds, which would grow into orchards, and bring farmers various sprouts he found along the way. Families gave him lodging and food, and he was a deeply invested Christian. He cared even for the mosquitos and hornets, and wished not to do harm on other creatures. Overall, he traveled about 100,000 square miles. John James Audubon also left his home in Elizabethtown, Kentucky to travel the wilderness. His mission was to paint birds living in the regions of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. He traveled with his dog and left his wife behind to study animals. He exhibited his paintings and began an 87-part book about birds by 1827. Audubon moved to London, where he wrote and he...

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