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He is one of the most respected of all U.S. Presidents. How much do you know about him?
#1 When was Abraham Lincoln born?
February 12, 1809
March 16, 1808
February 22, 1812
March 1, 1810
#2 What college did Abraham Lincoln attend?
William & Mary
None of the above
#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?
None of the above
#6 One of Abraham Lincoln's famous speeches is referred to as the "House Divided" speech. What topic does that speech address?
U.S. political parties
Admission of new states into the Union
Slavery and its effects on the republic
Debates in the U.S. House of Representatives
#7 Lincoln lost the 1858 election for U.S. Senator to a man who later ran against him for president. Who was this opponent?
3 words, 16 letters. There are 2 alternate answers.
#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?
John Wilkes Booth
Ward Hill Lamon
James D. Bulloch
#12 Lincoln was the first U.S. President to be assassinated.
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