Week of February 12, 2001
ABRAHAM LINCOLN WEEK
To Celebrate Abraham Lincoln's Birthday on February
12, this page is dedicated to Abe Lincoln trivia.
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day I shall be President." -- A frequent remark made by Abraham
Lincoln while he was still unknown.
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visits the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. and celebrates
his birthday on February 12. The United States celebrates the
birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington on President's
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This Week's Trivia Question:
or False. Abe
Lincoln was born
in Springfield, Illinois.
Q: How many years did the American Civil War last?
A: The American
Civil War lasted 4 years. It began on
April 12, 1861, and it ended on April 9, 1865.
Photo: Front Palor of
the McLean House
at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, where Ulysses
S. Grant accepted the surrender of the Confederate Army by Robert
E. Lee on April 9, 1865.
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you know Abe
Lincoln earned the
nickname "Honest Abe" after he paid off his debts when his store
and his partner opened up a store together. Unfortunately, Abe's
partner died and the store went bankrupt. Abe was not required
to pay off any of the store's debts. However, Abe worked hard and
paid off all the debts. Afterwards, people began calling him "Honest
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is my hero. He was a great President because he kept our country
together through some really rough times. If he hadn't been President
during the Civil War, who knows what our country would be like today."
-- John from Maryland
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Q: What was so important about the Lincoln-Douglas
Debates? (Cheryl M.)
In 1858, Abe
Lincoln ran for the U.S. Senate. His opponent was Senator
Stephen A. Douglas. During this campaign, the candidates held seven
debates which became known as the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. In the
end, Abe lost the election. These debates, however, made Abe famous
across the nation as a great speaker against slavery. From this
reputation, Abe became the next Presidential candidate for the Republican
Party in 1860. He won this election and became the 16th President
of the United States. Read
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