Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He is one of our most famous and important presidents. His picture is on the American penny and on the five dollar bill. Many cities, streets, and schools are named after him. In this lesson, you will see pictures of Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. I hope you enjoy learning about this famous American. (3 pages)
Who is Abraham Lincoln?
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States.
He was president from 1860-1865.
When was Abraham Lincoln born?
He was born on February 12, 1809.
He was born in a log cabin in Kentucky. His family was poor.
What war was fought when Lincoln was president?
The Civil War was fought when Lincoln was president. It was a war between the North and the South.
The North won the war.
What happened after the Civil War?
After the Civil War, the slaves were freed and the United States become united again.
Which Amendment freed the slaves?
The 13th Amendment freed the slaves.
When did President Lincoln die?
He died on April 15, 1865. He was 56 years old.
An actor named John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln in the back of his head when he was at the Ford Theater in Washington, D.C.
Where is Abraham Lincoln buried?
He is buried in Springfield, Illinois.
His wife Mary and three of their four sons are also buried there.
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