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Abraham Lincoln

by Mary Ann Kelley
TheHomeSchoolMom President Resources: Abraham Lincoln

Photo by Alexander Gardner; Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [LC-DIG-ppmsca-19301]

Presidential Facts about Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States and served 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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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 Biography.com

History.com: 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 PBS.org 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.

Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum  (Y,M,O,T)
The Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum displays a diverse collection of Lincoln and Civil War relics. Featured pieces include; the cane Lincoln carried at Ford's Theatre, two life masks, and a tea set from his time in Springfield. There are more than 30,000 books, manuscripts, pamphlets, photographs, paintings and sculptures tell the story of President Lincoln and the Civil War.

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 War.com 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 About.com

Abraham Lincoln's Assassination  (Y)
From History.com

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln  (Y,M,O,T)
From PBS.org

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

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

Abraham Lincoln Assassinated  (T)
Photos from celebritymorgue.com (Content caution - these photos are grainy and not graphic but they do contain images of the conspirators being hanged)

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.

Lincoln, Abraham   (Y,M,O,T)
Resources form the Open Directory project

Abraham Lincoln   (Y,M,T)
Resources from A to Z Teacher Stuff

Abraham Lincoln  (Y,M)
This web site provides an overview of the life of Abraham Lincoln.

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

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.

Mr. Lincoln's White House  (Y,M,O,T)
Created by the Lincoln Institute, an American History Project of The Lehrman Institute.

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)

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 and New York  (O)
New York was the center for politics, media and economics in the 19th century. See how this center supported and tormented Mr. Lincoln both before and during his Presidency.

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

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