[Surnetkids] Abraham Lincoln

[Surnetkids] Abraham Lincoln

Dear Reader,

With Halloween and Dia de los Muertos behind us, it’s now Happy Thanksgiving month! Here’s a roundup of Thanksgiving resources to enjoy.

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Barbara J. Feldman
“Surfing the Net with Kids”

Abraham Lincoln


Abraham Lincoln Printable(** for Premium Members only)

America’s sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) is revered for ending slavery and preserving the Union by winning the Civil War. But perhaps he is best known for his Gettysburg Address of 1863 and being the first assassinated U.S. president. Learn more at these Lincoln sites.

History Place: Abraham Lincoln

This single page illustrated timeline of Lincoln’s life begins in 1637 when Lincoln’s ancestors arrived from England to settle in Hingham, Massachusetts. Easy to read, it is peppered with personal tidbits such as “1817 – In February, Abraham, age seven, shoots a wild turkey but suffers great remorse and never hunts game again,” and “1841 – January 1, breaks off engagement with Mary Todd. Has episode of depression.”

Library of Congress: Gettysburg Address

In 1863, David Wills, a Pennsylvania judge, was given the task of “cleaning up the horrible aftermath of the [Civil War] battle” at Gettysburg. Wills acquired seventeen acres for a national cemetery and three weeks before its dedication, invited President Lincoln to “formally set apart these grounds to their sacred use by a few appropriate remarks.” Lincoln’s brief remarks at the cemetery on November 19, 1863 became one of the most memorable presidential speeches ever given. Can you recite it? “Four score and seven years ago…”

National Geographic Kids: Abraham Lincoln

Starting with Fact Facts, a biography, and a video, National Geographic Kids tells the story of Lincoln’s life and accomplishments. “Seeing the Union successfully through the Civil War was Lincoln’s greatest responsibility, but it wasn’t his only triumph during his presidential years. Together with Congress, he established the Department of Agriculture; supported the development of a transcontinental railroad; enacted the Homestead Act, which opened up land to settlers; and crafted the 13th Amendment, which ended the enslavement of people.”

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Abraham Lincoln Wikipedia Printable
Printable Abraham Lincoln Quiz
Emancipation Proclamation Printable
Civil War Printable
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Printable
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Abraham Lincoln Coloring Page

Quote of the Week

“Upon the subject of education … I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.” ~~ Abraham Lincoln ~~ (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) sixteenth President of the United States. Click this link to find more Abraham Lincoln quotes and resources here..

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