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Presidential Facts about Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the United States serving 2 terms, from 1861 to 1865.

Vice President - 1st term: Hannibal Hamlin 2nd term: Andrew Johnson

Born - February 12, 1809

Died - April 15, 1865

First Lady - Mary Todd Lincoln

Party - Republican

Abraham Lincoln is from Kentucky.

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Classroom Tips for Memorizing the Gettysburg Address  (T)
"To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns, along with numerous partners, has launched a national effort to encourage everyone in America to video record themselves reading or reciting the speech. The collection of recordings housed on this site will continue to grow as more and more people are inspired by the power of history and take the challenge to Learn The Address. Here are some tips for helping students, in school or at home, memorize the Address."

Abraham Lincoln Genealogy  (Y,M,O,T)

Abraham Lincoln Webquest  (Y,M)
From Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) funded by the Library of Congress.

The Health and Medical History of President Abraham Lincoln   (M,O,T)
This website tabulates the illnesses of American Presidents and other notable people. Both laypersons and physicians will find it interesting.

American President Abraham Lincoln  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Miller Center at the University of Virginia.

Abraham Lincoln  (Y,M,O,T)
From Abraham Lincoln  (Y,M,O,T)
This site offers videos, pictures and interactive resources for studying the presidents.

Portraits of the President: Abraham Lincoln  (Y,M,O,T)
From the National Portrait Gallery

Looking for Lincoln  (T,M,O)
From A variety of primary sources and interactive content including lesson plans to study the life of Abraham Lincoln.

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial   (Y,M,O,T)
Abraham Lincoln spent fourteen years of his life (1816-1830) in southern Indiana. Read the words of Abraham Lincoln and other pioneers about the lives that they led on the frontier. The website offers historical information about the park for those who cannot visit in person.

Lincoln's Assassination  (Y,M,O,T)
Four American presidents have been assassinated. Lincoln was the first.

Lincoln Shot at Ford's Theater  (Y,M,O,T)
The Assassination of President Lincoln, Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

President Abraham Lincoln Assassination  (Y)
Content Warning: Graphic picture. From American Civil and the Library of Congress.

The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln  (Y,M,O,T)
A scanned edition of the April 29, 1865 edition of Harper's Weekly.

Abraham Lincoln Assassination Conspiracies  (Y)
Assassination Facts from

Abraham Lincoln's Assassination  (Y)

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln  (Y,M,O,T)

The Death of President Lincoln, 1865  (Y,M,O,T)
From Eye Witness to

Lincoln Assassination  (Y,M,O,T)
Lincoln Assassination and Memorial Links

Abraham Lincoln  (Y)
Abraham Lincoln served as President of the United States from 1861-1865.

Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln  (Y)
Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln including a timeline and photo gallery.

Abraham Lincoln   (Y,M,T)
Resources from A to Z Teacher Stuff accessed through Wayback Archives

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)   (Y,M)
Resources from

Abraham Lincoln Learning Games and Activities for Kids   (Y,M)
From Apples 4 the teacher. Games and activities about Abraham Lincoln

Abrham Lincoln (1809-65)  (Y,M)
From Boys' Historical Clothing

Lincoln and Reconstruction  (O)
This lesson focuses on Lincoln's role as president during the Civil War.

Abraham Lincoln Research Site  (Y,M,O,T)
Created by a retired American history teacher.

Mary Todd Lincoln House  (Y,M,O,T)
The Mary Todd Lincoln House was the family home of the future wife of the 16th President. The 14 room house contains period furniture, family portraits and furnishings from the Todds as well as the Lincolns.

Lincoln Museum of Kentucky  (Y,M,O,T)
The museum's main exhibits include a dozen dioramas of the life of the 16th president of the United States.

Dewitt County Museum   (Y,M,O,T)
Discover the connection between C.H. Moore and Abe Lincoln.

Looking for Lincoln  (Y,M,O,T)
A listing of places in Illinois where Lincoln traveled, lived or stayed.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum  (Y,M,O,T)

Lincoln Homestead State Park  (Y,M,O,T)
Discover the original home of Lincoln's mother, as well as replicas of the 1782 cabin and blacksmith shop where his father was reared and learned his trade. The park offers a gift shop, golfing, picnicking and a museum.

Lincoln State Park  (Y,M,O,T)
The park was opened in 1932 as a memorial to Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks. The park offers a Boat Launch Ramp, boating, camping, canoe, paddle boat and row boating rentals, fishing, a general store, hiking trails, Interpretive and nature Center, picnicking, and swimming.

Lincoln Home National Historic Site  (Y,M,O,T)
There are a variety of visitor activities available at Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Free Ranger led tours of the Lincoln Home are the central feature of the site. The Visitor Center offers orientation and interpretive films. The website offers historical information about the park for those who cannot visit in person.

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site  (Y,M,O,T)
Lincoln's life in Kentucky.

Ford's Theatre  (Y,M,O,T)
One of the most visited sites in the nation's capital. Celebrate the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and explore the American experience through theatre and education.

Lincoln Memorial  (Y,M,O,T)
Iconic DC historical site. The website offers historical information about the park and the President for those who cannot visit in person. Offers a Junior Ranger program for students

Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the Unites States  (Y,M,O,T)
This biography by Patsy Stevens, a retired teacher, was written in 2001.

Mr. Lincoln and Freedom  (M,O)
Details the progress of Mr. Lincoln's opposition to slavery from his years in the Illinois State Legislature to the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery.

Mr. Lincoln and Friends  (M,O)

Mr. Lincoln's White House  (O)
Discover the people and events that worked with President Lincoln in Washington during the Civil War.

Lincoln's Proclamation Establishing Thanksgiving Day  (Y,M,O,T)
A primary source dating October 3, 1863 from the collected works of Abraham Lincoln,

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