Abraham Lincoln: Presidency, Accomplishments & Assassination


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Which of the following is most notable about Lincoln's upbringing?

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1. What was the primary issue which Lincoln and Douglas debated?

2. Why did the Republican party nominate Lincoln in 1860?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Abraham Lincoln was the President of the United States during the middle of the 19th Century. The following quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of his presidency and the legacy he left, including what political party he belonged to, important policies and documents he enacted, and his early life.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Where Abraham Lincoln was born
  • His political party
  • The famous politician that he debated
  • The Emancipation Proclamation
  • Lincoln's assassin

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can study information regarding Abraham Lincoln's presidential legacy and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about The Emancipation Proclamation and John Wilkes Booth
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Abraham Lincoln's presidency and early life

Additional Learning

To learn more about Abraham Lincoln, review the corresponding lesson on Abraham Lincoln's presidency and legacy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe Lincoln's life before his presidency
  • Examine national politics in the mid-19th century
  • Explores the challenges Lincoln faced as a wartime president
  • Discuss Lincoln's death and the legacy that he left