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CONTENTS SET THREE:

Topic Sixty-two:  Readings to Learn about Abraham Lincoln while in Springfield (HOME PAGE) On-Line Hunt-a-Puzzle

INTRODUCTION

THE 16TH PRESIDENT-POLITICS-WAR-PEOPLE-TELEGRAPH-MARY AND THE FAMILY

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.                        

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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.

The Lincoln Bicentennial of his birthday Penny Collection  
1.

Abraham Lincoln's birthplace and cabin, Hodgenville, KY

2.

A young Abraham reading in Indiana

3.

Lincoln giving a speech outside of the State Capitol at Springfield

4.

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

5.

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

 
Article #

Provided when going to articles

 

Found?

Y or N

 

Penny number & Location on Penny Pics

 

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

 

 

    #2--Log  

 

 

 

 

 

  #4--word ONE  
 

 

 

  #1--Chimney  
 

 

 

  #5--Lincoln's beard  
 

 

 

  #3--Flag on top of the dome  
 

 

 

  #1--the word CENT  
 

 

 

  1909 Penny--the word AMERICA  
 

 

 

  Steel penny--Lincoln's hair  
 

 

 

  #1--door  
 

 

 

  Gardner portrait--Lincoln's nose  
 

 

 

  #2--book  
 

 

 

  #5--2009  
 

 

 

  Steel penny--1943  

 

 

 

 

 

 

  #4--left shorter dome of Capitol  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1909 Penny--left wheat stock  

 

 

 

 

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