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Main Menu Click on the icons to learn more about Honest Abe Then click on the link to watch the video Then start the quiz! Click here to watch a short video on Abe Lincoln Click here to start the quiz About Abe Abolishing Slavery Gettysburg Address Growing up Schoolwork Assassination Remembering Lincoln Debates
Abraham Lincoln was the 16 th president of the United States. He was part of the republican party. His nickname was Honest Abe. About Abe Return Home
He passed the emancipation proclamation. It was the important first step in freeing the slaves. He wanted the country to be one again and thought that all people should be free. Abes Thoughts on Slavery
He made a speech called the Gettysburg Address It was made in Gettysburg Pennsylvania, where a large Civil War battle had been fought Lincoln talked about the importance of keeping the United States together. Gettysburg Address
He was born 1809 in a one room log cabin in Kentucky. He and his family were farmers, and he worked on the farm. His family moved to Indiana for better land. Home Life
Abe didnt go to school much because he had to work on the farm. He loved to read. He read a lot of law books and became a lawyer. Abe always loved our country. Abes schoolwork
President Lincoln was assassinated (killed) shortly after his reelection. He was killed in a theatre by a man named John Wilkes Booth. The Lincoln Memorial was built in his honor after his death. You can visit it in Washington DC. What Happened to Abe?
Ways we Remember Abe Lincolns picture is on our 5 dollar bill. His picture is also on our penny. He is on Mt. Rushmore. We celebrate him on Presidents day.
Lincoln did not like slavery before becoming president. He debated the issue of slavery with a man named Steven Douglas. Even though he lost, he became famous from the debates. Abes Debates
Where was President Lincoln born? A.The white houseThe white house B.A log cabinA log cabin C.In a theatreIn a theatre Question 1:
Nice Try! Abraham Lincoln was not born in the white house, thats where he lived during his presidency.
LOOK AT YOU! Great job! Abraham Lincoln was born in a log Cabin in Kentucky!
Really Close Abraham Lincoln wasnt born in a theatre. Unfortunately thats where he was killed by a man named John Wilkes Booth.
Where is the Lincoln Memorial built? A.New York City, New YorkNew York City, New York B.Washington, DCWashington, DC C.Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania Question 2:
Not Quite! New York City does have a lot of attractions for US history, like the statue of liberty. However the Lincoln Memorial is not one.
CORRECT! Washington, DC is the answer! Great Job! Maybe you should go visit there!
Nice Try!! Philadelphia is a great city with lots of American History like the Liberty Bell, but the Lincoln Memorial is not there!
Question 3: Why was president Lincoln against slavery? A.Because a little girl wrote him a letterBecause a little girl wrote him a letter B.Because he thought the South was making too much moneyBecause he thought the South was making too much money C.Because he thought all people should be freeBecause he thought all people should be free
So Close! A little girl did write him a letter, but it was not about the slaves. It was because she thought he looked better with a beard.
Nice Try! The South was making a lot of money because they were making the slaves work for free, but that is not the main reason why he was against slavery.
Awesome! President Lincoln was against slavery because he thought that all people should be equal and free.
Question 4: What was Abraham Lincolns nickname? A.Great AbeGreat Abe B.Abe the GiantAbe the Giant C.Honest AbeHonest Abe
Try Again! Great Abe was not Abraham Lincolns nickname. But your close!
Nice try! Even though Abraham Lincoln was tall, his nickname was not Abe the Giant. But try again!
Correct! President Lincolns nickname was Honest Abe, a lot of people knew him by that name and called him it even when he was the President.
Question 5: Where can you find Abraham Lincoln? A.On a quarterOn a quarter B.On a pennyOn a penny C.On a dimeOn a dime
Nice Try! Abraham Lincoln is not the president found on the quarter. That is George Washington, our first president.
Woo Hoo! Great Answer! President Lincoln is found on the penny!
Try again! Abraham Lincoln is not the president found the dime. That is Franklin Delano Roosevelt who was our 32 nd president.
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