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Abraham Lincoln Crossword Puzzle

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3 - George ___________ ran for president in 1864 and was defeated by Abraham Lincoln.  When this man was the commander of the Army of the  Potomac, Lincoln had many problems with this overly-cautious (and rude) general.

6 - Because of his kindness, gentleness and wisdom, Lincoln was sometimes called "_____________ Abraham".

9 - Lincoln won a seat in the United States House of ____________________ in 1846. He represented Illinois.

11 - Hannibal ___________ was Lincoln's first Vice President.

12 - On November 19, 1863, Lincoln gave an address at the dedication of the national cemetery at ___________________:  "Four score and seven  years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."

14 - Lincoln signed the _____________ Act in 1862.  This act said that anyone who had not fought against the Union (including freed slaves) could get land of their own outside the original 13 colonies by 1) filing an application, 2) improving the land, and 3) filing for a deed.

16 - He earned the nickname "______________ ______" because he would go out of his way to make sure that he treated people fairly & truthfully.

17 - Abraham Lincoln married this woman in 1842.  They had four children; all but one died young.

21 - When Lincoln was young, he made several flatboat trips down the Mississippi River to this large Louisiana city.

23 - On June 16, 1858, Lincoln gave his famous "___________ ____________" speech:  "A "___________ ____________"  against itself cannot stand."

24 - When ________ _________ fell to the new Confederacy in April 1861, Lincoln called for 75,000 three-month volunteers to help preserve the  Union.

25 - Lincoln was a Whig until he joined this political party in 1856, known for its anti-slavery position.

26 - When Lincoln was seven years old, his family lived in this state for a short time.

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1 - In 1832, Lincoln served in this little-known war, named after a Sauk warrior trying to regain tribal lands lost to white settlers.

2 - Lincoln opposed the spread of ____________ into the territories.

4 - Some people believe this 1860 speech, the _______________ Union Address, is his best:  "Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that  faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it."

5 - On January 1, 1863, _____________-Americans were allowed to fight in the Union army because of an Act signed by Abraham Lincoln.

7 - This September 1862 battle gave Lincoln the opportunity to issue a proclamation declaring slaves in the Confederacy to be free.

8 - Lincoln was born in this state.

10 - The ____________ Proclamation went into effect on January 1, 1863 - freeing slaves ONLY in parts of the Confederacy (and Union) NOT under Union control.

13 - This famous Southern actor shot Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865.

15 - Lincoln's Second __________  Address included these famous words: "With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right,  as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in..."

18 - In 1830, the Lincolns moved to this state, where he lived for most of his adult life. Today, this state's slogan is "Land of Lincoln".

19 - Andrew ___________ was Lincoln's second Vice President.  He would also become the President after Lincoln was assassinated in 1865.

20 - When Lincoln was shot (April 14, 1865), he had been watching a play entitled "Our American Cousin" at  _________ Theater.

22 - To demonstrate a point, Lincoln would often tell a s_________.

 

 

 

 

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