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CONTENTS SET THREE

Topic Seventy-three:  Lincoln Penny Puzzle: 

Great Readings to Learn about Abraham Lincoln

INTRODUCTION

Search the details of the Lincoln Pennies by clicking objects or details and find "14" interesting readings concerning the President during his Springfield years.  Print this page if you like and check off each reading as you find them.  You will then read the articles and complete part two  by answering the questions about each reading. 

                           Good luck finding and reading the readings.

Each penny has hotspot hyperlinks on it.  Mouse over the penny until you can see that if you click you will go to a reading passage or section.  Keep that passage on until you have read and studied it.  You will then want to print a copy of the answer form and complete as directions describe.  If you visit all the hotspot links, you will have read "14" readings, and will be an expert in Abraham Lincoln.

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The Lincoln Bicentennial of his birthday Penny Collection

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Abraham Lincoln's birthplace and cabin, Hodgenville, KY

 

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A young Abraham reading in Indiana

 

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Lincoln giving a speech outside of the State Capitol at Springfield

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The U.S. Capitol Building (unfinished) as it was when President-elect Lincoln arrived in Washington D.C.

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The top of the new penny, as repeated on all 2009 new versions

OLD PENNY COLLECTION:
1st Penny-- 1909

1943--the steel penny (WW II era)

 

WHERE DID THE LINCOLN PROFILE PORTRAIT COME FROM?

   Photo by Alexander Gardner

 

YOUR ANSWER SHEET

Penny number & Location on Penny Pictures

 

Write two facts or "new" things you read from the reading selection.  These should be "important" things as determined by your opinion.
   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

TABLE LISTING OF READINGS NUMBERS AND TOPICS

   
Reading #1  Abraham and Mary move to Springfield Reading #2  The Year of Secession

 

   
Reading #3  Fort Sumter Surrenders to Confederates Reading #4 After Secession, President Sides with Unity
   
Reading #5  The Battle of Bull Run Reading #6 Author Walt Whitman tells of the Presidential Summer Home
   
Reading #7  Mary Lincoln dislikes Gen. McClellen Reading #8 The Presidential Secretaries:  John Hay and John Nicholas
   
Reading #9  First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln Biography Reading #10 Lincoln Presidential Meetings with Abolitionists
   
Reading #11 President-Elect Baltimore Assassination thwarted Reading #12  Emancipation of Slaves in Confederate States
   
Reading #13 President Lincoln's Strange "Assassination" Dream Reading #14  President Lincoln is Assassinated
   
Reading #15 President Lincoln Assassinated: Todd and Mary Grieve Reading #16 Abraham Lincoln Biography

Penny Presidential Readings Student Page

Penny Presidential Readings Answer Key

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