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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 3C www.readingclubfun.com l (Monday, Lincoln was famous for Feb.16) wearing a stovepipe hat._ . ,.. _ rmFT- -- February 12th is the anniyersary of President Abraham Lincoln's 2 sixteenth birth. Many people think he was our greatest President! He kept 15 -ql the union'of tile states together. He freed slaves. He is still 16 I I II L remembered today for his powerful and heartfelt speeches. Read the clues to help you fill in this puzzle about Lincoln' ]- , % i i 1. he was on February 12, 1809 in Kentucky " "x] - 2. his family lived in a one-room log 4'z m m Union 3. there were no .; Abraham spent his days playing or working"- ..-.-. 4. he loved to ; would walk for miles to borrow a book ' t 5 _., 5. in 1836, he received his license to be a 6. in 1842, he marriedTodd Linco-- n; t- ey-had four sons m read 12 7. he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for one term Ii (Whig Party); opposed the spread of into new areas 8. in 1858, he ran for the U.S. Senate, but was not 9. the Republican party, which opposed slavery, cho n oln -- elec6d\6'e ted 911--12== to run for President (1860); he won, becoming our Presic 10. rightaway some southern states split from the. -- ; e ( A bust or a statue of Ia President is one wayI they wanted to start their own government 11. Lincoln did not want the country to ; the Civil War began with .we can honor him. ..,) the Confederate Army, led by Gen. Robert E. Lee, having the upper hand I battle I" ' scVoo\S SPeech freedom President 12. during the war, in 1862, Lincoln signed the "Emancipation Proclamation" giving to all slaves (in the south) Free 13. after (1863) at Gettysburg, PA, the war's tide turned - the Union Army led by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant began to win Stuff! lawyer 14. Lincoln traveled to Gettysburg to give a -it has become famous: The Gettysburg Address 15. in 1864, Lincoln was elected again 16. the Confederate Army in April 1865; Lincoln urged all Americans to make peace and get along 17. five days later Lincoln went to the with his wife, where John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln and killed him Print out free puzzles: U.S. Presidents, Winter Word Fun and our reading log set @ www, readingclubfun.com buildings stamps streets bridges money photos statues portraits holidays museums books history lessons i brabam Lincoln s Lloun *r Daysf We onor Ourpres i#Abraham liked-' " ' Ito tell jokes andI Today we remember and honor the workI stories. He alsoI What do you know about President Lincoln's childhood? of our presidents by naming schools, libraries ]liked to fish andI It's always fun to learn how presidents spent their time and other buildings after them, We name parks [ wrestle. ) as k ds grow ng up!Read eachstatement. Circle "T" if after them and put up statues to honor them. How many things can you think of that we put the image of a president on? Find and circle below the ways in which we honor presidents. you think it's "True" and "F" if you think it's "False." Abraham Lincoln('s): 1. was born in Kentucky. When he was seven his family moved to Indiana. T F Jived in a wild area with many bears and other wild animals. T F Mum died when Abraham was 9 years old. T F had 24 brothers and sisters. T F 5. loved to read books from the "Harry Potter" H O L I D A Y S A C S D Y S S X S T series T F 6. had a horse. T F Color in the puzzle to find out what the first line of President Lincoln's famous speech, the Gettysburg Address, says! R = Red B = Blue B W = White B o o .J O Z This Week the Fun Page is Sponsored by." 1953 E. Main St., Quincy (Next to Sav-Mor) 530-283-4463 ,..qesus (ores you, Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 t !