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Abraham Lincoln

He is one of the most respected of all U.S. Presidents. How much do you know about him?


Quiz ID:#19571
Fun:*** (2.6)
Difficulty:** (1.54)
Category:People > Politicians
Created By:dswilborn*




#1   When was Abraham Lincoln born?

#2   What college did Abraham Lincoln attend?

#3   Abraham Lincoln was the first U.S. President born outside of the original 13 colonies.

#4   Abraham was elected to the Illinois state legislature in what year?

#5   Lincoln was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as a Whig candidate. What party nominated Lincoln as a presidential candidate?

#6   One of Abraham Lincoln's famous speeches is referred to as the "House Divided" speech. What topic does that speech address?

#7   Lincoln lost the 1858 election for U.S. Senator to a man who later ran against him for president. Who was this opponent?

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#8   Before his inauguration in March 1861, several states from the South had already seceded from the Union.

#9   Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in all Union states.

#10   Lincoln wrote these words: "That this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."

#11   Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?

#12   Lincoln was the first U.S. President to be assassinated.





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