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Test Your Knowledge of Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in what state?

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1. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in what state?
   Illinois
   Indiana
   Kansas
   Kentucky
   Georgia
2. Lincoln worked on the family farm until he took up what occupation at 17?
   Orator
   Ferryboater
   Lawyer
   Senator
   President
3. In terms of superlatives, Lincoln stands out as what?
   The oldest president
   The thinnest president
   The tallest president
   The youngest president
   The smartest president
4. Lincoln eventually served his country as commander-in-chief, but he served in which war as a soldier?
   Black Hawk War
   War of 1812
   Buckeye War
   Snowpea War
   Seminole War
5. After the dissolution of the Whig Party, Lincoln became a member of what new party?
   Free Soiler
   Progressive
   New Whig
   Democratic
   Republican
6. Who was Lincoln debating when he famously said, "A house divided against itself cannot stand?"
   Stephen A. Douglas
   Dred Scott
   William Seward
   John C. Calhoun
   Jefferson Davis
7. Two years after the start of the Civil War, Lincoln signed what document?
   The Emancipation Proclamation
   The Thirteenth Amendment
   The Bill of Rights
   The Writ of Habeas Corpus
   The War Act
8. Between Lincoln's election and his inauguration, how many states seceded from the Union?
   None
   One
   Five
   Seven
   Fifteen
9. Lincoln spoke the following on what battlefield? "...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."
   Antietam
   Sharpsburg
   Shiloh
   Gettysburg
   Fredericksburg
10. One of our most celebrated presidents, Lincoln was assassinated just five days after General Robert E. Lee surrendered. Who delivered the fatal shot?
   Lewis Powell
   Samuel Mudd
   John Wilkes Booth
   William Seward
   Edwin Booth



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