Mary Todd Lincoln: Facts, Biography & Quotes


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Which politician and rival of Abraham Lincoln courted Mary Todd for a short period of time?

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1. Mary Todd Lincoln was criticized heavily for which of the following?

2. Which was NOT characteristic of Mary Todd Lincoln?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz asks you test questions about Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States and wife of President Abraham Lincoln. You will answer questions about another of her suitors, how she was perceived during her career as First Lady, and her health and personality.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks questions that test what you know about:

  • Who courted Mary Todd
  • Why Mrs. Lincoln was criticized while she was First Lady
  • Where she is buried

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about the type of traits that characterized her
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the identity of the politician who rivaled Abraham Lincoln for her affections
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Mary Todd Lincoln to identify true statements about her

Additional Learning

To learn more about Mrs. Lincoln, study the lesson titled Mary Todd Lincoln: Facts, Biography & Quotes. When you're finished, you should meet these objectives:

  • Identify the man who assassinated Abraham Lincoln
  • Name the play that President and Mrs. Lincoln were watching at the time
  • Describe Mary Todd Lincoln's early life
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