Abraham Lincoln

By: Aarya Rao

Questions about Abraham Lincoln

What year was Abraham Lincoln born?

February 12, 1809


What state was he born in?

Kentucky


What was the name of his wife?

Mary Todd


What year did he get married?

1842


What were the names of his four sons?

Robert, Edward, Wiliam and Thomas


What year did he become president in?

1860


How did he receive the nickname "Honest Abe"?

He won a wrestling match against a town bully


Emancipation Proclamation:

To free all slaves in the area that were not under Union Control.


What act made Lincoln decide to get back into politics?

Homestead Act-Domestic Policy


What was the Gettysburg address for?

It asked all the soldiers to continue the job of the perished one


What was the Homestead Act?

Allowed Poor people in the east to buy land in the west


What year did the civil war end in?

1865


What was the theater called where Lincoln assassinated?

Ford theater


Who assassinated Lincoln?

John Wilkes Booth


On what day was Lincoln assassinated?

Good Friday 1865

What was his role in the civil war?

Lincolns role in the civil war was to be the main controller of the North and direct the North through everything.

How did he feel about the Civil War and how did he feel about his role?

He felt confident about both because he had good troops, supplies and transportation.


Interesting facts

*Some interesting facts about Lincoln and another president*

Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.

John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.


Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.

John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.


Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.

Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.


Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.

Both Presidents were shot in the head


Now it gets really weird.


Lincoln 's secretary was named Kennedy.

Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln ..


Both were assassinated by Southerners.

Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.


Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.

Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.



John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839. Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.




Both assassins were known by their three names.

Both names are composed of fifteen letters.


Now hang on to your seat.


Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Ford'.

Kennedy was shot in a car called ' Lincoln ' made by 'Ford'.


Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a warehouse.

Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid in a theater.


Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.

How would I have felt being Abraham Lincoln?

I would have felt confident being in his role because he had all the necessary equipment. I also would have been kinda nervous because i was leading a whole army.