Abraham Lincoln by BarkerC

Champion(s):

IngramB
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Runner(s)-Up:

LaudermithM


Quiz Description

Given clues, name the following related to the 16th President of the United States.

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Questions:

Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Kentucky. What English naturalist was born on the exact same day at The Mount in Shrewsbury, UK.

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Charles Darwin

Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln, died when Lincoln was just nine years old from tremetol poisoning, a substance found in the white snakeroot plant. By what name is tremetol poisoning better known, given its common means of transmission to humans?

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milk sickness

Lincoln's only military service was as a militia captain during this brief 1832 campaign named for the Sauk chief who was leading tribes back into Illinois from the Iowa Territory.

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Black Hawk War

Lincoln served one term in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Whig but lost support back in Illinois when he attacked what Democratic president with the so-called "Spot Resolutions" which demanded to know the precise spot where the first drop of blood had been shed along the disputed Texas/Mexico border.

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James K. Polk

In Illinois, Lincoln was a well-liked and highly effective lawyer. In defending William "Duff" Armstrong, who was on trial for the murder of James Preston Metzker, Lincoln used judicial notice to prove an eyewitness could not have seen the events by moonlight by researching the relatively low angle of the moon on the evening in question, by using what still-extant periodical which will celebrate its bicentennial in 2018?

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Farmer's Almanac

In being nominated by the Republicans in 1858 for the Senate seat then held by Stephen Douglas, Lincoln accepted by giving one of his most well known speeches, which takes its common two word title from Mark 3:25.

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(The) House Divided (Speech)

Lincoln's series of debates with Douglas on the issue of slavery occurred in seven of Illinois congressional districts, having already spoken in Chicago and Springfield. Name any one of the towns that hosted a Lincoln/Douglas debate in 1858?

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Ottawa, Freeport, Jonesboro, Charleston, Galesburg, Quincy, or Alton

In 1860, Lincoln won a four way race for President. What Democrat carried 11 states and finished second in the Electoral College to Lincoln with 72 electoral votes to Lincoln's 180?

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John C. Breckinridge

Which general, nicknamed "Old Brains, completes the following the list of U.S. Army generals-in-chief during Lincoln's administration: Winfield Scott, George McLellan, [First Name] [Last Name], Ulysses S. Grant

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Henry Halleck

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is significant in that it chooses what year to mark the beginnings of the United States. He would then use principles famously espoused in that year in the following lines to reinforce his point.

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1776

Lincoln and Congress differed greatly on plans for Reconstruction after the Civil War. In what is arguably the best known use of a clause in Article I, Section 7 of the U.S. Constitution, how did Lincoln reject the Wade-Davis Bill of 1864?

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He "pocket vetoed" it

As Lincoln laid on a too-small bed at Petersen House in a coma, he died at 7:22 am on April 15. What Secretary of War then saluted and purportedly said, "Now he belongs to the ages."

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Edwin Stanton