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Welcome to this 10-Day Series of Presidents of the United States! From April 15 – April 26, I’ll publish a set of worksheets and printables to accompany a small unit study on US Presidents. Make sure to download them all! Click on the link to find a complete list of free US Presidents worksheets in this series.
Abraham Lincoln – Fascinating Facts
Like many other American Presidents, Abraham Lincoln led a fascinating life. He grew up poor and had to work hard to earn his way to the presidency. Here are a few fascinating facts about America’s 16th President:
- Abraham Lincoln was the tallest American President, reaching 6’4″ in height. The average height for a man at that time was 5’6″. President Lincoln towered over most others!
- Mr. Lincoln was the first president to sport a beard.
- Even though Lincoln suffered from depression, he was a renowned jokester and loved to laugh.
- President Lincoln is found on two pieces of American currency: the penny and the $5 bill.
- Abraham Lincoln is often pictured wearing a stovepipe hat. He used it as a storage place for his mail, important papers, and banking book.
- President Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated. The known assassin was John Wilkes Booth, who killed Lincoln just 5 days after General Lee surrendered the South.
Abraham Lincoln – Worksheets and Printables
Are you planning a US History unit study? Or one that focuses on American Presidents? These Abraham Lincoln worksheets would be a great addition. In this worksheet set, you’ll find:
- Abraham Lincoln: Describing Words – Circle the words or phrases that describe President Lincoln
- Abraham Lincoln: Fact & Opinion – List 3 facts and 3 opinions describing America’s 16th President
- Abraham Lincoln: True or False? – Circle whether each statement related to President Lincoln is true or false
Also available at Mama’s: Abraham Lincoln Quote Copywork – “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” ~Lincoln
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