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Abraham Lincoln Quiz

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Despite representing Illinois in Congress, Lincoln was actually born in what other state?
Ohio
Kentucky
New Jersey
Rhode Island

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Lincoln was notable for being the first American President of what political party?
The Anti-Federalist Party
The Republican Party
The Whig Party
The Populist Party

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Lincoln saw the United States through the Civil War. What event officially started the war between the Union and the C.S.A.?
The Attack on Fort Sumter
The Destruction of Fredericksburg
The Burning of Savannah
The assassination of President Buchanan

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In what year did Lincoln make the Emancipation Proclamation to affirm his dedication to ending slavery?
1861
1862
1863
1864

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Lincoln aided in the passage of which Constitutional Amendment that then banned slavery within the U.S.A.?
The 13th
The 15th
The 17th
The 19th

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Abraham Lincoln fought a difficult battle in politics as he was a member of what branch of the Republican Party?
Radical Republican
Moderate Republican
Populist Republican
Anti-Populist Republican

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What is the name of Lincoln's legendary speech which he delivered on Nov. 19th, 1863 on the importance of continuing the Civil War?
The Wickle County Accordance
"Touched by Sunshine"
"Gloria upon these Plains"
The Gettysburg Address

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What iconic line started Lincoln's Gettysburg Address?
"In the name of democracy, these men passed,"
"Do not fret, my people,"
"Within the confines of reason,"
"Four score and seven years ago,"

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Lincoln was able to use a political incident known as The Trent Affair to leverage what other nation into staying out of the Civil War?
Canada
Mexico
Great Britain
France

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In 1864, Lincoln managed to win re-election against what Union general?
Winfield Scott Hancock
Ulysses S. Grant
Ambrose Burnside
George McClellan

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In what location did Abraham Lincoln meet his end from an assassin's bullet?
Ford's Theater
Kirschman's Theater
Willow's Theater
McGinty's Theater

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Lincoln passed away only six days after a treaty that ended the hostilities of the Civil War was signed at what location?
The Library of Delaware County
Franfield Straits Registry
Appomattox Court House
Lorraine County Manor

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Who was Lincoln's Vice President who then ascended to the presidency in the hopes of beginning the reconstruction of the U.S.A.?
Millard Fillmore
James Buchanan
Andrew Johnson
Andrew Jackson

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