Pin Me

President Lincoln Webquest

written by: Sarah Degnan Moje • edited by: Carly Stockwell • updated: 1/21/2016

President Abraham Lincoln is well known as the president who was in office during the American Civil War. But what else do your students know about the 16th president of the United States? Have them complete this fun webquest to learn more!

  • slide 1 of 3

    President Lincoln Content Questions

    Abraham Lincoln November 1863 

    1. To what party did Lincoln belong?

    1. What state was Lincoln from?

    1. How many terms did Lincoln serve?

    1. What was the one thing people could not do to Lincoln?

    1. What did Lincoln suffer from?

    1. What were Lincoln’s two nicknames?

    1. What was Lincoln’s major goal?

    1. Where were the 1st shots of the Civil War fired?

    1. What completely defined Lincoln’s presidency?

    1. Lincoln was the 1st president to do what?
  • slide 2 of 3


    1. Republican
    1. Illinois
    1. One full term, one partial term before he was killed.
    1. Ignore him
    1. Sadness, depression
    1. Honest Abe; Railsplitter
    1. Preserve the Union
    1. Fort Sumter, South Carolina
    1. The Civil War
    1. Make Thanksgiving a national holiday and pardon a turkey.
  • slide 3 of 3

America's Presidents Webquest

This series of webquests includes our nation's 13th, 145th, 15th and 16th presidents. These make great lessons for students in grades 7 to 9.
  1. President Fillmore Webquest
  2. President Pierce Webquest
  3. President Buchanan Webquest
  4. President Lincoln Webquest