Lincoln Memorial: History, Facts & Location


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What famous event was held on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial?

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1. What is the significance of the marble, granite, and limestone used in the Lincoln Memorial?

2. When was the Lincoln Memorial dedicated?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Abraham Lincoln was an American president who had a memorial dedicated to him. These questions will test what you know about important topics like a famous event that occurred at the Lincoln Memorial and the type of stones used for the memorial's construction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following key subjects:

  • Dedication of the Lincoln Memorial
  • True/false statements about the memorial
  • Henry Bacon's design for the building

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Lincoln Memorial
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the year when the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated and the stones that were used to build it
  • Making connections - use your understanding of Henry Bacon's design for the memorial to recognize what other famous building it's related to

Additional Learning

The presidency of Abraham Lincoln left a lasting impression on the country. You can learn more about his legacy with the lesson named Lincoln Memorial: History, Facts & Location, which will cover these key topics:

  • Abraham Lincoln's popularity
  • Lincoln Memorial Bill signed by President William Howard Taft in 1921
  • Commission created by the bill
  • Size and design features of the memorial
  • Sculptor Daniel Chester French
  • Marian Anderson's concert at the memorial
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